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Northwest Stampede (1948)

Approved | | Western | 28 July 1948 (USA)
When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession ... See full summary »

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When his father dies, rodeo star Dan Bennett returns to his ranch but hires on as a ranch hand. A horse known as the White Outlaw is the leader of a herd of wild horses and Dan's obsession now is to capture and tame that horse. Foreman Christine Johnson learns of his true identity and that he plans to sell the ranch after taming the horse. Her objective now becomes to keep him from selling and she starts by releasing the White Outlaw he has just captured. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THRILL TOPS THRILL! A Great Outdoor Spectacle Sweeps Across The Screen! See more »

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Silberkönig  »

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Narrator: This is the high river country of the great Northwest - unspoiled by man, a region of cool, crystal lakes and towering, snow-capped mountains, where rimrock ledges climb up toward the timberline. Wild horse herds range these lovely hills, a strong and onery breed that has for the most part never been broken to the will of man. They take refuge in the hidden valleys and lost canyons where the footprint of man is seldom seen. In winter, only the strongest can survive and when the ...
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Cute romance
18 February 2003 | by (North Platte, NE) – See all my reviews

For a movie made in 1948, this one is on par. Rowdy son of a rancher, returns after his father passes, with intentions on selling the ranch, but only after he captures the "white outlaw" a wild steed, he remembers from his youth.

Fireworks start immediatly, between him and the foreman, who happens to be a woman, who can rope, ride and shoot with the best of the men.

I was surprised to find this to be in color, and the scenery of the Canadian Rockies didn't dissappoint me.

The story line may have been a bit sappy, but not for the time it was made, and I have always been a sucker for a romantic western.


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