John Wayne stars! An oilman and a cowboy battle it out for oil rights on Indian land—and a schoolteacher’s heart.


War of the Wildcats (1943)

John Wayne, Martha Scott, Albert Dekker, and George “Gabby” Hayes star! Previously known by the title, In Old Oklahoma, this movie is a rip-roaring, sometimes funny, always entertaining Western! Nominated for two Academy Awards, powered by great performances—and John Wayne’s charisma—this movie celebrates America’s pioneering spirit! (See if you can spot Rhonda Fleming in her first-ever film—she’s an uncredited dance hall girl)! In 1906, a young schoolteacher named Catherine Allen heads out West for a new start. It’s the crazy early days of the oil boom and she meets two men who couldn’t be more different: one is a greedy, self-assured oilman while the other is a quiet, determined cowboy. Tensions begin to rise as both men fall for Miss Allen—and pursue Indian land where oil may soon be found…