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Colorado Territory (1949)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  11 June 1949 (USA)
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Outlaw Wes McQueen is sprung from jail to help pull one last railroad job. He doesn't like his new partners - except dance-hall girl Colorado - and anyway fancies Julie Ann newly arrived ... See full summary »

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Outlaw Wes McQueen is sprung from jail to help pull one last railroad job. He doesn't like his new partners - except dance-hall girl Colorado - and anyway fancies Julie Ann newly arrived from the east to set up home with her father. Maybe time to get out. Unfortunately he also has a $10,000 reward on his head, dead or alive. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Colorado Territory is a remake of the same director's 1941 film High Sierra. See more »

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A cigarette string in Wes McQueen's front pocket changes shape, position and then disappears altogether. See more »

Quotes

Dave Rickard: Have a drink, boy.
Wes McQueen: Are you supposed to have that stuff?
Dave Rickard: Oh, why not? We all got to die sometime. Me, you, and the whole cock-eyed world. It doesn't make much difference what kills us.
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Great Classic Western!
9 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a Western story not like the average picture we have seen over the years, it had a different message with an ending that is true to what life is all about, happiness and sadness! Joel McCrea(Wes McQueen),"Wichita Town",'59 TV Series, had his share of bad luck and wanted desperately to start a new life and forget the past and its bad memories. However, Wes got caught up in situations that tried to prevent him from becoming a happily married man with children. Virginia Mayo,(Colorado Carson),"The Girl From Jones Beach",'49, tried to give him affection along with Dorothy Malone,"Basic Instinct",'92,who offered him an entirely different life. The picture will keep you guessing just how Wes will eventually find a true HAPPINESS!


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