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Branded (1950)

 |  Crime, Western  |  November 1950 (USA)
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A gunfighter takes part in a scheme to bilk a wealthy cattle family out of half a million dollars by pretending to be their son, who was kidnapped as child.

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Mona Freeman ...
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Mr. Lavery
Robert Keith ...
T. Jefferson Leffingwell
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Rubriz
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Tonio
Selena Royle ...
Mrs. Lavery
Tom Tully ...
Ransom
John Berkes ...
Tattoo
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Dawson
Martin Garralaga ...
Hernandez
Edward Clark ...
Dad Travis
John Butler ...
Spig
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Storyline

Twenty-five years ago the Lavery baby was kidnapped. Bad guy Leffingwell gets Choya to impersonate the son to gain the Lavery estate. When he finally fesses up to his "sister" Ruth she is furious. To redeem himself he sets out to find the real son. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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gunfighter | cattle | scam | 800s | gunfight | See All (6) »

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LADD as you like him in an Action-Packed Adventure!

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Crime | Western

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November 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Marca Rubra  »

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ESP 15,578,606 (Spain)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 28, 1952 with Mona Freeman reprising her film role. See more »

Quotes

[indicating Choya's guns]
Ruth Lavery: You don't need to wear them around here.
Choya: I wouldn't feel dressed without them.
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A very good western
30 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A fine western that was better than I expected It to be.Alan Ladd, although sometimes wooden puts In a good performance here. The cinematography and the colour process of this movie are outstanding. This western has a few good plot twists to make It stand out.The location scenery Is stunning too. Alan Ladd has something of a mystery persona here not unlike his role In Shane. The colours In this movie are very vivid and lifelike not at all garish as I thought they might be. This western has good support acting too, Charles Bickford plays his part with ruthless relish ala Big country. Robert Keith Is a shady slime ball who's demise In the film Is very fitting. This Is an out and out satisfying western and one I can thoroughly recommend.


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