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To the Last Man (1933)

In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.

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Lynn Hayden
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Ellen Colby
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Jim Daggs
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Bill Hayden
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Neil Stanley
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Jed Colby
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Ann Hayden Stanley
Egon Brecher ...
Mark Hayden
Muriel Kirkland ...
Molly Hayden
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Jeff Morley
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Eli Bruce (as James C. Eagles)
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Granny Spelvin
Harlan Knight ...
Grandpa Chet Spelvin
Jay Ward ...
Lynn Hayden - as a Child
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In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry. Written by Maurice VanAuken <vanauken@comcast.net>

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Two families at war . . . to the last man!

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Romance | Western

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15 September 1933 (USA)  »

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Law of Vengeance  »

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Trivia

Restored in 2014 by the Museum of Modern Art. Paramount had donated the original 35mm negative to the museum years earlier, minus one reel; that missing reel was sourced from a 16mm print for the restoration. See more »

Goofs

Around the 47 to 48 minute mark when Ellen Colby goes to kick the package that Lynn Haden has left on the rock you can see a car on the valley floor (actually filmed in Big Bear Lake, CA). It appears to be a Model T type. The time this story takes place is approximately 20 years after the end of the Civil War which would be around 1885. Such style of a vehicle was not invented yet and certainly few if any vehicles were in the "Nevada" hills on during that time. See more »

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Judge: Jed Colby, you have been found guilty. But on account of peculiar circumstances and feelings in the community, the court has decided not to have a hanging. But you'll have to go to the State Penitentiary for 15 years for the murder of Judd Spelvin.
Jed Colby: Murder? Why, it was feudin', pure and simple!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits feature the names and titles on printer-press paper, and subtitles name the actors and their roles when they first appear. See more »

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Edited into Six Gun Theater: To the Last Man (2016) See more »

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Great Drama from Great Actors early Careers
28 September 2003 | by (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Real Tough Guys depicated in this movie. Great acting and good action sequences for 1933. How many movies can you see likes of Randolph Scott, Shirley Temple, John Carradine, Buster Crabbe and The General from "I Dream of Jeanie" all in one movie! Really recommend this one!


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