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The Nevadan (1950)

Approved | | Western | 11 January 1950 (USA)
A mysterious stranger crosses paths with an outlaw bank robber and a greedy rancher.

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Andrew Barclay
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Karen Galt
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Tom Tanner
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Jeff
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Edward Galt
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Bart
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Sandy (as Jock O'Mahoney)
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A mysterious stranger crosses paths with an outlaw bank robber and a greedy rancher.

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Besides having a small role in the film, Jock Mahoney also served as Randolph Scott's double in the fight scene. See more »

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At 26:50 minutes into the film, Randolph Scott is getting beaten up. The hits to his face have no sound of impact, and they also look phony, like they didn't really connect. See more »

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Good All-Around Western
22 April 2013 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Good Scott western that makes excellent use of the neolithic Alabama Hills with the snow- capped southern Sierras in the background. I like the way the henchmen Jeff and Bart are given personalities, something most oaters don't bother with. And just who is Barclay (Scott) anyway, and why does he befriend outlaw Tanner (Tucker) in his quest to recover stolen gold. Is Barclay a good guy or not since he doesn't act like one. But first, they've got to beat out Galt's (MacReady) gang who also, surprise, surprise, wants to get the same gold. But what I most want to know is how ugly old Galt could father a delicious looking dame like Karen (Malone) who's clearly on her way up the Hollywood ladder.

There're a number of nice touches (e.g. the unexpected bucking bronco), and I can't help noticing Harry Joe Brown as co-producer along with Scott. They collaborated a few years later with Bud Boetticher on that great Ranown series of westerns that looks a lot like this one. Note how rather likable the outlaw Tanner is, also a hallmark of the Ranown series. And what an excellently staged showdown brawl in the mine tunnel. The effects are realistic and unusual for a B-western.

Anyway, it's a non-clichéd script with a number of twists, lots of scenery and action, along with an appropriate ending. So what more can this old front-row kid ask for.


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