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Relentless (1948)

Passed | | Romance, Western | 20 February 1948 (USA)
Framed for a murder he didn't commit, a cowboy must stay one step ahead of the law as he hunts for the real killer.

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Nick Buckley
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Luella Purdy
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Jeff Moyer
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Joe Faringo
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Tex Brandow
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Jake
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Ed Simpson
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Dad
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Jim Rupple
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Bob Pliny
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Len Briggs
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Nester
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Sam - the Horse Dealer
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At the local saloon, prospectors Len Briggs and Bob Pliny brag about finding gold at their mine. Bad guys Tex Brandaw and Jim Rupple decide to follow the two prospectors and steal their mine. Drifter Nick Buckley who's passing through town seeking shelter for his pregnant mare is offered a drink by the two old prospectors, on the account of their recent good fortune. They also offer him the use of their shack for the night. However, bad guy Tex Brandaw suggests to Nick the use of an empty stall in the town stable instead. The two old prospectors return to their cabin where bad guys Tex and Jim await in ambush and kill the prospectors and steal the map revealing the gold mine's location. They divide the map in two sections, to prevent cheating, and split up agreeing to meet later. Tex has no intention of sharing the gold with Jim and bushwhacks him on the trail taking Jim's other half of the map. Jim pursues Tex on foot and runs into drifter Nick Buckley who left town after spending ... Written by nufs68

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Violence ... love ... and sudden death !

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Romance | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »
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20 February 1948 (USA)  »

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Blut und Gold  »

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Near the end, when Robert Young is preparing to leave the wagon, Marguerite Chapman goes into the wagon and gets a pistol, pouch of ammunition, blanket, and hat. When he leaves, the hat is nowhere to be seen. In the next scene, he is wearing the hat as he leads the burro across the dessert. See more »

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Robert Young versus Barton MacLane
7 July 2001 | by (Staten Island, SI) – See all my reviews

Although Marguerite Chapman does fine yeoman work in her obligatory generic love interest role, the show is the pursuit of Young after horse thief MacLane. And, it is a fast-paced, cat-and-mouse entertaining game in which protagonist and antagonist take turns revealing their thoughts and feelings in a most involving way. This is certainly not a classic "B" western, but it is entertaining from beginning to end and very fast paced.


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