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The Missourians (1950)

Approved | | Western | 25 November 1950 (USA)
In the little town of Dorado, widely known as a town with no crime and no bank to rob, young Polish-born Steve Kovacs is fighting a two-edged sword of prejudice; his foreign birth and also ... See full summary »

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Lawyer John Finn
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Nick Kovacs
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Peg Finn
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Lucius Valentine (as Howard J. Negley)
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Steve Kovacs (as Robert Neil)
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Lead Henchman
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Mayor Grant McDowall
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Mother Kovacs
Charles Williams ...
Walt - Postmaster
Perry Ivins ...
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In the little town of Dorado, widely known as a town with no crime and no bank to rob, young Polish-born Steve Kovacs is fighting a two-edged sword of prejudice; his foreign birth and also the fact that his brother, Nick Kovacs, is the leader of an outlaw gang known as The Missourians. Marshal Bill Blades and lawyer John X. Finn are on the boy's side but are fighting a losing battle, especially when Nick brings his gang to Dorado away from the robbery and murder charges behind them in Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri. Nick uses threats against Mrs. Novaks, their mother, to force Steve to help him hold up and destroy a wagon train of supplies intended for the building of a new church. Masked, and wearing Steve's easily-recognized plaid shirt, Nick and his henchman Stash robs postmaster Walt of the $10,000 deposited there to pay for the church-building supplies, and the murder of Mayor McDowell by Lucius Valentine are both blamed on Steve. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Western

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Approved
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25 November 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bandoleiros do Missouri  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Stash: There's a big shipment coming in today - supplies and stuff for the new church - coming through El Madero Pass. We can grab it and sell it.
Nick Kovacs: We grab it... and burn it!
Stash: And sell the ashes?
Nick Kovacs: Where can we sell anything? We grab it and burn it! If shipment don't get to where she go, then they don't pay for it. And then ten thousand dollars is still ten thousand dollars waiting for us in one big bunch.
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Soundtracks

Roll Along, Wagon Wheels
Sung by Monte Hale
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