The Return of Frank James Trailer & Clips


The Return of Frank James full movie is released on Aug 16, 1940. Watch The Return of Frank James online - the English Western movie from United States. The Return of Frank James is directed by Fritz Lang and created by Sam Hellman with Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney. The Return of Frank James is available online on Google Play Movies and YouTube.

Frank James, the brother of Jesse James, has been laying low, living as a farmer and taking care of Clem, the son of one of the members of the James gang. He gets word that Jesse was killed by Bob and Charlie Ford, he hoped that the law would deal with them but when he learns that the railroad man whom he and Jesse terrorized contracted them to kill Jesse and helped them get off, he goes after them. Clem whom he told to remain on the farm goes with him and when it's impossible for him to do so, Frank has no choice to let him tag along. Now in order to cover their tracks they start telling people that Frank James is dead and that they saw it. Eleanor Stone, a female reporter, who wants to write about it interviews them and they are both taken with each other. But eventually she learns who Frank is from the Pinkerton detective who is tracking them but doesn't turn them in. But eventually Frank learns that his farm hand, Pinky has been arrested as his accomplice and is about to be hung. Now short of knowing who Frank is, he has not done anything to help Frank, so Frank has to decide what is more important getting the Fords or helping Pinky.

As know as:

The Return of Frank James, Reintoarcerea lui Frank James, El regreso de Frank James, Возвращение Фрэнка Джеймса, Le retour de Frank James


United States



Production Companies:

Twentieth Century Fox


Even greater than Jesse James., Encore triumph from 20th Century-Fox., $5,000 REWARD Wanted by the State of Missouri - JESSE & FRANK JAMES for train robbery! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Tech Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - September 17, 1946), RETURNS TO THE SCREEN IN ALL ITS THRILL-THUNDERING EXCITEMENT! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Tech Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - September 17, 1946 - all caps), The Spectacular Climax of the Daring Exploits of the Most Famous Outlaws! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Tech Theatre - September 17, 1946), IT TOPS "JESSE JAMES" IN ALL THE THRILLS OF AMERICA'S MOST LAWLESS ERA! (print ad - Lubbock Avalanche Journal - Palace Theatre - Lubbock Texas - September 8, 1940 - all caps), YOU Demanded MORE! So Here It Is! More Exciting...More Colorful...Than the Unforgettable "JESSE JAMES!" (Print Ad- Buffalo Courier-Express, ((Buffalo, NY)) 6 September 1940), TERROR the James boys ride again to avenge their brother's death- MORE COLORFUL THAN "JESSE JAMES" (Print Ad- Meriden Daily Journal, ((Meriden, Conn.)) 3 September 1940), MORE EXCITING AND COLORFUL THAN THE UNFORGETTABLE 'JESSE JAMES'! (Print Ad- Nashua Telegraph, ((Nashua, NH)) 12 August 1940)

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