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Brimstone (1949)

 -  Western  -  15 August 1949 (USA)
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A U.S. Marshal goes undercover to stop a cattle smuggling gang, but when his cover is blown, the hunter becomes the hunted.

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Rod Cameron ...
Johnny Tremaine
Lorna Gray ...
Molly Bannister (as Adrian Booth)
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Brimstone 'Pop' Courteen
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Sheriff Henry McIntyre
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Marshal Walter Greenslide
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Nick Courteen
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Bud Courteen
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Deputy Art Benson
Jack Lambert ...
Luke Courteen
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Martin Tredwell
David Williams ...
Todd Bannister
Harry Cheshire ...
Calvin Willis (as Harry V. Cheshire)
Hal Taliaferro ...
Dave Watts
Herbert Rawlinson ...
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Stanley Andrews ...
Edward Winslow
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A U.S. Marshal goes undercover to stop a cattle smuggling gang, but when his cover is blown, the hunter becomes the hunted.

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15 August 1949 (USA)  »

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Mit Pech und Schwefel  »

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[Johnny accuses the Courteens of trying to bushwhack him]
Brimstone 'Pop' Courteen: Ha! You're loco. Deputy sheriffs sometimes get that way. It's usually a sign they've lived too long.
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Walter Brennan makes a great antagonist in Brimstone
20 June 2012 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

In continuing to review movies and TV appearances of the original "Dallas" cast in chronological order, we're once again in 1949 with Jim Davis once again playing an antagonist in Brimstone having previously been in Hellfire early in the year. He's one of the sons of Walter Brennan who's long resented all the settlers that have-what he believes-invaded his land and has no qualms about robbing and killing to get what he wants. Rod Cameron plays someone who aims to stop Brennan and his family. Forrest Tucker, also from Hellfire, once again plays a lawman but you might be surprised about his motivations. I'll stop there and just say that Davis has his most exciting scenes that I've seen him in during his younger days in this movie especially concerning his fate here. And I also like the way some characters turn loyalties on a dime. And how about when Brennan's other son, Jack Lambert, asks how the world can be round since if it was so, "...the people down in China would be standing on their heads!" Oh, one more thing: James Brown, the youngest son, would also appear in the later seasons of "Dallas" as Harry McSween. So on that note, I highly recommend Brimstone.


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