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Coroner Creek (1948)

Passed  -  Western  -  1 July 1948 (USA)
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A man is bent on taking revenge on those responsible for his fiance's death.

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Marguerite Chapman ...
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Younger Miles
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Della Harms
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Sheriff O'Hea
Barbara Read ...
Abbie Miles (as Barbara Reed)
Wallace Ford ...
Andy West
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Ernie Combs
William Bishop ...
Leach Conover
Joe Sawyer ...
Frank Yordy
Russell Simpson ...
Walt Hardison
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Stew Shallis
Lee Bennett ...
Tip Henry
Forrest Taylor ...
McCune
Phil Schumacher ...
Bill Arnold
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With the help of Kate Hardison (Marguerite Chapman), the Coroner Creek hotel keeper, Chris Danning (Randolph Scott)learns that Younger Miles (George Macready)is the man who killed his fiancée. Chris is hired by rancher Della Harms (Sally Eilers)as her foreman, and plots his revenge against Miles. But one of the latter's henchmen cripples Chris' trigger-hand. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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1 July 1948 (USA)  »

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Ton heure a sonné  »

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1.37 : 1
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Younger Miles: When I pay a man, I expect him to be loyal enough to keep his mouth shut.
Chris Denning: And if you don't pay him?
Younger Miles: He still gets paid, some other way.
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[the others in the saloon begin to clear away]
Sheriff O'Hea: [Walking in the door] Hi, everybody. I'm serving notice on all you evildoers to make yourself scarce, because the majesty of the law has just arrived. Well, just ...
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One of Randolph Scott's best...
18 January 2001 | by (Fall City, WA) – See all my reviews

Spectacular scenery highlights this Randolph Scott movie. Scott was 50 yers old when this was made and he never looked better. He is a man out to avenge his fiance's death caused by veteran bad guy, George MacReady. Lots of action and great fun watching Scott do his thing.


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