Jim 'Nevada' Lacy wins a small fortune at craps, but soon finds himself accused of murdering a gold prospecting ranch owner.

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Cast

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Jim Lacy aka Nevada (as Bob Mitchum)
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Dusty
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Hattie Ide
Richard Martin ...
Craig Reynolds ...
Cash Burridge
Harry Woods ...
Joe Powell
Edmund Glover ...
Alan Ward ...
Sheriff William H. Brewer
Harry McKim ...
Marvie Ide
Larry Wheat ...
Ben Ide
Jack Overman ...
Croupier Red Berry
Emmett Lynn ...
Pancake Comstock
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Storyline

Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his $7000 in yellowbacks and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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25 December 1944 (USA)  »

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Zane Grey's Nevada  »

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Trivia

Robert Mitchum's first starring role. See more »

Goofs

'Yellowbacks' were issued from 1882 to 1922. This film is set around the time of the discovery of the Comstock Lode in the 1850s. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

My Chiquita
(uncredited)
Sung to the tune of "Oh Susannah"
Written by Stephen Foster
Sung by Richard Martin, Chito in the first scenes
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The 27 Year Old Robert Mitchum
10 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Apart from westerns, Robert Mitchum always looks slick in these black and white films, particularly in the 40's. He has an arched lip which sometimes has an evil curve when he's angry. He's usually pushed to his limit, but it's always the tall, broad shoulders that surfaces in every film he's in.


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