Movie trailers available on Digital History for Pre-Civil War Era era

Alamo (1960)
Digital History ID 1643
The film's tagline was "the mission that became a fortress, the fortress that became a shrine."
Length of this clip: 2:30.
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Barnum! (1986)
Digital History ID 1852
Musical that traces showman Phineas Taylor Barnums career from 1835 to 1881 when he joined James A. Bailey to form the circus which was called The Greatest Show on Earth.
Length of this clip: 1:38.
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Big Trail (1930)
Digital History ID 2211
A wagon train headed to Oregon encounters Indians, bad weather, and other challenges.
Length of this clip: 1:33.
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Digital History ID 1967
An American soldier goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man.
Length of this clip: 0:30.
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Jezebel (1938)
Digital History ID 2256
A coquette fond of stirring up rivalries among the men, goes too far and loses her fiancé, but she finds atonement when she cares for him during illness.
Length of this clip: 0:25.
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Digital History ID 1996
A romantic woman, married to a dull country doctor, throws herself into love affairs and runs up ruinous debts.
Length of this clip: 2:14.
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Moby Dick (1956)
Digital History ID 1759
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Length of this clip: 1:00.
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Raintree County (1957)
Digital History ID 1783
A spoiled southern belle falls in love with a staunch abolitionist and descends into depression.
Length of this clip: 1:06.
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Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Digital History ID 2287
Salvagers and pirates in the Florida Keys in the 1840s.
Length of this clip: 0:39.
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Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Digital History ID 1627

Length of this clip: Santa Fe Trail is the story of J.E.B. Stewart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. The ficticious storyline is about J.E.B. Stuart who has recently graduated from West Point and now stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at that time the starting point of the Santa Fe Trail. Abolitionist John Brown is conducting violent raids along the trail, and it becomes the duty of Stuart and George Armstrong Custer to capture Brown dead or alive, and put an end to his attacks. In this movie Errol Flynn plays Jeb Stuart, Olivia de Havilland is Kit Carson Holliday, Raymond Massey plays John Brown, and Ronald Reagan is George Armstrong Custer. This clip runs 2:35..
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