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Badman's Territory (1946)

Passed  |   |  Action, Drama, Western  |  1 April 1946 (USA)
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Sheriff Mark Rowley and his brother John find themselves in an annexed area of Indian Territory which is home to notorious outlaws like Jesse James and Sam Bass.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ann Richards ...
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Coyote
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Col. Farewell
James Warren ...
John Rowley
Morgan Conway ...
Marshal Bill Hampton
Virginia Sale ...
Meg
John Halloran ...
Hank McGee
Andrew Tombes ...
Doc Grant
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Ben Wade
Harry Holman ...
Hodge
Chief Thundercloud ...
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Tom Tyler ...
Steve Brodie ...
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Storyline

After some gun play with a posse, the James Gang head for Quinto in a section of land which is not a part of America. Anyone there is beyond the law so the town is populated with outlaws. Next to arrive is Sheriff Rowley, following his brother whom the Gang have brought in injured. Rowley has no authority and gets on well enough with the James boys but is soon involved in other local goings-on, including a move to vote for annexation with Oklahoma which would allow the law well and truly in. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The Famous Raid by the DALTON GANG, Reenacted Vividly in a Climactic Action Episode (original poster) See more »

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Action | Drama | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »

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1 April 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Land der Banditen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Ben Johnson appears uncredited as a member of Marshal Hampton's posse. He even has a line or two of dialogue. He and the marshal and another deputy dismount and enter a building on location. In the next shot, the studio interior, Hampton and the deputy come through the door, but not Ben, he has disappeared and is seen no more. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie a man states this is the end that Jesse James had been shot by Bob Ford and Frank James had been captured. While technically accurate, Jesse was killed over 10 years before the Coffeyville raid. Jesse was killed on Apr. 3, 1882 and the Coffeyville raid took place on Oct. 6, 1892. See more »

Quotes

Doc Grant: You'll find the people in Quinto a pretty decent lot on the whole.
Sheriff Mark Rowley: Tha doesn't square with what I've seen so far.
Doc Grant: Oh, it ain't that bad. Men that put away their guns can't argue with the men that still carry them.
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Referenced in The Long Night (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Red River Valley
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Played on saloon piano
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Quinto: a town where the gun was the law.
30 March 2004 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Here is a great idea: make a western with all the famous outlaws showing up: Jesse and Frank James, The Dalton brothers, Belle Starr and Sam Bass. It must have been financially rewarding because two years later "Return of the Badmen" came out with many of the same actors. Scott is a sheriff that ends up in a town full of outlaws looking for his brother who had been shot. There he falls in love with Ann Richards, who runs a newspaper. The real bad guy is Morgan Conway, who is supposed to be the one on the side of the law. Gabby Hayes gives a great performance as Coyote, quite different from his usual sidekick roles. Fast paced and entertaining.


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