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The Rare Breed - Historical Western Opens in Texas

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Sound | 1966

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  •  Fort Worth is the scene for the first of four pre-release showings of "The Rare Breed," an historical Western that has white faced Polled Herefords as unbilled stars. 
  •  It is a tale of early Texas when this English breed was introduced to the ranges and replaced the Longhorn.  
  •  There's a festive turnout for the movie showing that dramatizes a mileston in Texas history, a picture that stars lovely Maureen O-Hara as the firey English lass who battles highbound cattleman. 
  •  James Stewart also stars as a cowboy convert to the Hereford breed. 
  •  With costars Juliet Mills and Don Galloway, "The Rare Breed" promises to be a rare and different Western drama. 
    Maureen O’Hara arrives
  •  James Stewart arrives 
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Ft. Worth is scene for first of four pre-release showings of "The Rare Breed", a historical Western that has white face Herefords as unbilled stars. Maureen O'Hara and James Stewart are on hand for the premier that narrates this milestone in early Texas history.