Johnny Carter, performing sharpshooter, is asked to help a beleaguered group of copper miners.

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Lisa Roselle
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Deputy Lane Travis
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Caroline Desmond
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Lt. Ord
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Mullins
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Ma Tarbet
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Theodosius Roberts
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Cora
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Jeb Bassett
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'Scamper' Joad
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Sheriff Wattling (as Philip van Zandt)
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Moss Balfour
Ernö Verebes ...
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Paul Lees ...
Bat Laverne
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A group of copper miners, Southern veterans, are terrorized by local rebel-haters, led by deputy Lane Travis. The miners ask stage sharpshooter Johnny Carter to help them, under the impression that he is the legendary Colonel Desmond. It seems they're wrong; but Johnny's show comes to Coppertown and Johnny romances lovely gambler Lisa Roselle, whom the miners believe is at the center of their troubles. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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The story of the Old West's valley of violence !

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23 October 1950 (Sweden)  »

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Flammendes Tal  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Deputy Lane Travis: Remember when I told you once about never having to dodge bullets from a dead man? Well, that still goes.
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Soundtracks

SQUARE DANCE CALLS
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Written by Phil Boutelje and Les Gotcher
Sung by Erno Verebes
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A Very Pretty Western!
10 December 2002 | by (Lone Pine, CA) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this movie recently; but I remember it as an unusually attractive looking film. Color by Technicolor, and colorful costumes by Edith Head, for Hedy Lamarr, helped make this otherwise run of the mill story, eye candy for viewers. Hedy Lamarr looked wonderful as usual; of course this role could not possibly rival that of Delilah. Ray Milland was more fun than usual. I thought character development was superior to most westerns of the time; except perhaps for Hedy's role, which seemed a little ambiguous. Good western. Hedy Lamarr's physical presence was an added bonus.


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