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Angel and the Badman (1947)

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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth a quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

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Gail Russell ...
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Marshal Wistful McClintock
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Laredo Stevens
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Mrs. Worth
Lee Dixon ...
Randy McCall
Stephen Grant ...
Johnny Worth
Tom Powers ...
Dr. Mangram
Paul Hurst ...
Frederick Carson
Olin Howland ...
Bradley (as Olin Howlin)
John Halloran ...
Thomas Worth
Joan Barton ...
Lila Neal
Craig Woods ...
Ward Withers
Marshall Reed ...
Nelson
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth a quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

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He lived only for revenge...She lived only for his love!

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Romance | Western

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Release Date:

15 February 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Angel and the Outlaw  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The passage Randy reads from Quirt's Bible is from either 2 Samuel 23:20-1 or 1 Chronicles 11:22-3. See more »

Goofs

In the next to the last scene in the movie where the Marshal (Harry Carey) shoots Hondo and Laredo, he kills them with two rapid shots before they can shoot. In the reverse it shows the Marshal cocking his lever action rifle. It would be impossible to fire two shots so rapidly if you had to lever the rifle between shots. See more »

Quotes

Territorial Marshal Wistful McClintock: [after Marshal McClintock shoots Laredo and Hondo] Nothin' ever works out right. I had them dead to rights. They'd got the Baker stage - so I figured I'd watch the ruckus. You'd down them and I'd hang you. Sorta killing three 'hawks' with one stone, so to speak. Nothin'... nothin' ever works out right.
[Quirt picks up Penny and then sits in the back of the wagon with her on his lap]
Territorial Marshal Wistful McClintock: Well, I missed you again, Quirt. But I'm patient. It's only a matter of time and I hang you.
Quirt Evans: Not me, Mister. From ...
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Connections

Featured in The John Wayne Anthology (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Darling Nelly Gray
Written by Benjamin Russell Hamby (1833-1867)
Performed by Joan Barton and Lee Dixon
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These are positive comments about Wayne's performance.
3 August 1999 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

John Wayne's performance was riveting as he portrayed "bad guy", "good guy" in sometimes the same scene. The movie was a joy to watch also for the fact that this definitely fit the John Wayne "cowboy" mold. The concluding scenes still left one wondering about the outcome.


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