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In the western frontier town of Cross Creek storekeeper George Temple is a polite and soft spoken man with a secret past.When three bank robbers on the lam stop in town to change horses George Temple's past comes back to haunt him.
Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers. Written by
Edgar Buchanan (Buford 'Doc' Thorpe)really is a dentist. See more »
The story set in 1866, post-Civil War Texas has everyone armed with Colt Model 1873 pistols with bullet loops full of cartridges on their gun-belts, even the movie poster has William Holden's character Dan holding a short barrel 'gunfighter's' version of the .45 caliber pistol. This is seven years before the pistol was introduced by Colt. The most common sidearm of the day would have been the Colt 1869 Army which was a cap and ball weapon that had to be hand loaded chamber by chamber with powder, wadding and a ball projectile. See more »
Quite enjoyable western fare with two young superstars to be.William Holden and Glenn Ford are two young cowpokes making their way to Texas and competing for the same girl,played by Claire Trevor. Good support by veterans George Bancroft and Edgar Buchanan makes this a western worth watching. Holden has the showier part and makes the most of it.He's brash and likable and fits the part. Director George Marshall blends humor and drama the same way he did in his masterpiece DestryRides Again.Although Texas isn't in the same league as his previous masterpiece it is a damn good western.The west does really look wild and untamed in his movies.
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