Santa Fe (1951)
Randolph Scott and various gambling table coins
The 1951 Columbia Pictures film "Santa Fe" features some coins and bills on a gambling house table.
ex-Confederate soldiers who head West. Randy gets a position as a construction manager on the
Santa Fe Railroad while his brothers become outlaws.
Randy and his brothers get into a barfight with some ex-Union soldiers.
Guns are drawn and one of the soldiers is killed.
2. Wanted 200 Men
The brothers join the Santa Fe railroad construction crew.
The railroad requires a "loyalty oath" to the Union, Randy takes the oath but his three brothers refuse,
leave the crew, and become outlaws.
Randy, because he was an ex-officer, is hired as a manager.
3. Randy meets Janis
Janis is the widow of a Union officer who was killed during the war.
She doesn't like working with ex-Confederates.
Randy visits the place and finds his brothers there playing cards.
4. Randy sees his brothers at a card game
There is money on the table.
5. Money on the table
The coins appear to be prop coins.
The insert is from another scene showing a coin with an eagle on it.
6. Money on the barrel
The colorful prop notes appear to be copied from Mexican Revolutionary notes.
Randy heads out to the house where his brothers (and one brother's wife) are stayng.
One brother has been shot during the holdup and dies.
8. Randy confronts brothers
Randy tries to convince his brothers to turn themselves in to the law but fails.
The brothers are now part of a larger gang whose leader will not allow them to quit.
They pull another robbery and escape on a train, followed by Randy and railroad police.
9. Randy fights the train robber
After gunfights and fights, the brothers and other outlaws are killed or arrested.
10. Railroad arrives in Santa Fe
Janis no longer hates Confederates and joins Randy.
Randolph Scott as Britt Canfield
Janis Carter as Judith Chandler
John Archer as Clint Canfield
Allene Roberts as Ella Sue Canfield
Writers: Kenneth Gamet, James Marshall, Louis Stevens