San Antone (film)

San Antone is a 1953 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Rod Cameron, Arleen Whelan, Forrest Tucker, Katy Jurado.[1][2][3]

San Antone
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJoseph Kane
Produced byJoseph Kane
Screenplay bySteve Fisher based on the novel by Curt Carroll
StarringRod Cameron
Arleen Whelan
Forrest Tucker
Katy Jurado
Music byR. Dale Butts
CinematographyBud Thackery
Edited byTony Martinelli
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • February 15, 1953 (1953-02-15) (United States)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States


Confederate army officer Brian Culver comes to propose marriage to Julia Allerby, but she is distracted by Chino Figueroa's plans to leave her ranch. She tries to persuade Chino to keep working for her, first by seducing him, which fails, then by false accusations that he attacked her.

Culver is angry enough when civilian Carl Miller turns up with a troop movement that he, Miller, will lead. Carl is a friend of Chino's and in love with Chino's sister, Mistania. As usual, Julia intervenes and attempts to use her wiles on Carl, then becomes furious when he slaps her face.

Riding through a canyon where he expects Culver's soldiers to be attacked, Carl and the soldiers are deserted by Culver and end up captured. By the time Carl is released and returns to San Antonio, Chino has taken some of Culver's men hostage while others have taken jobs with wealthy rancher John Chisum.

Carl discovers that Culver murdered his father. A desperate Julia and Cutler are trying to get across the border. Carl ultimately decides to let them go, believing they deserve each other.



  1. "San Antone (1953) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-11-30.
  2. "San-Antone - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Retrieved 2015-11-30.
  3. "San Antone". Retrieved 2015-11-30.
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