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The Nevadan (1950)

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

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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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Tucker's Hidden Treasure
15 May 2009 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Nevadan finds Randolph Scott in a three cornered battle for some stolen gold that escaped outlaw Forrest Tucker has hidden away. After Tucker has made good an escape from authorities, Scott turns up on his trail and proves quite useful. Still Tucker can't figure out why he's turning up all the time and being so helpful.

The other part of this mystery is George MacReady who was doing several Randolph Scott westerns at this time. He's a seemingly respectable rancher, but he's got some thugs on the payroll who include Jock Mahoney and bickering brothers Frank Faylen and Jeff Corey ready to do his bidding and he's cutting himself in on Tucker's hidden treasure.

Complicating all this is Dorothy Malone, MacReady's daughter, a lovely thing who is totally clueless about her old man. She takes a fancy to Scott and he to her which causes problems for everyone involved.

The Nevadan is a good Randolph Scott western that tries for a bit of mystery. The action is good, but the mystery isn't. The people in the film are cast in roles traditional to them so any experienced film watcher can almost predict what will happen.

Best part of The Nevadan is the inevitable three cornered shootout at the location of the loot. I think you can figure out who comes out on top.


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