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Return of the Bad Men (1948)

 -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  17 July 1948 (USA)
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When part of Oklahoma Territory becomes officially part of the U.S., Vance Cordrell is forced to deal with some of the most infamous outlaws of the Old West.

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Cheyenne
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John Pettit
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Madge Allen
Steve Brodie ...
'The Youngers' / Cole Younger
Tom Keene ...
'The Youngers' / Jim Younger (as Richard Powers)
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'The Youngers' / John Younger
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'The Daltons' / Emmett Dalton
Walter Reed ...
'The Daltons' / Bob Dalton
Michael Harvey ...
'The Daltons' / Grat Dalton
Dean White ...
Robert Armstrong ...
'Wild Bill Doolin' / Wild Bill Doolin
Tom Tyler ...
'Wild Bill Yeager' / Wild Bill Yeager
Lew Harvey ...
'Arkansas Kid' / Arkansas Kid
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When part of Indian Territory is incorporated into the United States, good-natured rancher Vance Cordell reluctantly accepts the badge of federal marshal when a flood of notorious outlaws views the new area as ripe for banditry. Included are the Dalton and Younger Gangs, Billy the Kid, and the Sundance Kid led by the notorious Wild Bill Doolin. Cordell has a personal stake in his campaign to eradicate the bad men because of a friend's murder and the robbery of the local bank owned by his future father-in-law. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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SOUTHWEST'S DEADLIEST KILLERS...Riding...Raiding...Plundering...AGAIN! See more »


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17 July 1948 (USA)  »

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Der Schrecken von Texas  »

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Ernie Adams' 427th and last film. See more »

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The sign over the Marshal's office was spelled "Marshall's". There is only one L in Marshal. See more »

Quotes

John Pettit: [to Muley] You know, Madge got a lot of new-fangled notions about book-keepin' shadow mortgages, and promissory notes. She'll get over it in time. You know, Muley, there ain't much point in writin' things down in books when most of the people you do business with can't write themselves.
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At the end of the credits, there is the following notice: "Except as to true names that are used and as to general historical background, the characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to other actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental." See more »

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Classic Western Film
17 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Figured this film was going to be your typical Western film and very soon I found out this was a great 1948 Classic Western with Randolph Scott, (Marshall Vance Cordell) who is about to retire and marry a woman he loves who also has a child from a previous marriage. However, their plans had to be canceled because their town of Paxton Oklahoma was invaded by a gang of famous outlaws called the Dalton Gang, Sundance Kid, Billy the Kid and Wild Bill Doolin. There was also a young gal named Cheyenne, (Anne Jeffreys) who was a female outlaw with this gang and added a different interest to this Western Story. Marshall Cordell became involved with Cheyenne and she falls in love with him and also the gal he intends to marry which adds some romance to this shoot E'M kill E'm Film


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