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The Bandit Queen (1950)

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Zara Montalve, half Spanish and half America, returns to her native California in time to see her parents murdered for their hacienda and gold by Sheriff Jim Harding and his gang. Posing as... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Britton ...
Zarra Montalvo, alias Lola Belmont
Willard Parker ...
Phillip Reed ...
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Sheriff Jim Harden
Martin Garralaga ...
Fr. Antonio
Thurston Hall ...
Governor
Victor Kilian ...
Don Jose Montalvo
Angelo Rossitto ...
Nino (as Angie)
Anna Demetrio ...
Maria
Paul Marion ...
Manuel, a Vigilante
Pepe Hern ...
Raphael, a Vigilante
Lalo Rios ...
Juan, a Vigilante
Cecil Weston ...
Doña Montalvo (as Cecile Weston)
John Merton ...
Hank, Killer of Doña Montalvo
Carl Pitti ...
McWilliams, Outlaw Guarding Montalvo Estate
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Zara Montalve, half Spanish and half America, returns to her native California in time to see her parents murdered for their hacienda and gold by Sheriff Jim Harding and his gang. Posing as Lola Belmont, an American visiting from Detroit, teams up with Joaquin Murietta, posing as Carlos Del Rio, to form a Robin-Hood type band that takes vengeance on the gang and restores stolen gold to its rightful owners, aided by militia leader Dan Hinsdale. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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SHE DEFIED THE LAW...OF GREED AND GUNS! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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22 December 1950 (USA)  »

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Zorros Tochter  »

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great western flick with female hero.
3 August 2003 | by (down east) – See all my reviews

i enjoyed the singing and action sequences as well as the bull whip thing. its a real oater but the photography is above average and there are some interesting plot devices and twists that are not seen in a lot of other westerns.


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