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Saddle Tramp (1950)

Passed | | Western | 21 September 1950 (USA)
A saddle tramp unexpectedly becomes foster parent to four children for whom he provides by working on a ranch that's embroiled in a feud with another ranch and cattle rustlers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chuck Conner
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Della
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Rocky
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Jess Higgins
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Ma Higgins
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Pop
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Mr. August Hartnagle
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Robbie
Orley Lindgren ...
Tommie
Gordon Gebert ...
Johnnie
Gregory Moffett ...
Butch
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Martinez
John Ridgely ...
Slim
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The Stranger
Joaquin Garay ...
Pancho
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Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. They hit the road and he takes a job on a ranch, but he has to keep the children hidden as his boss hates kids. There's also tension with the neighbouring ranch, and when a girl on the run from her nasty uncle joins the family unannounced Chuck wonders what he has done to deserve all this. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Alma solitaria  »

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| (Encore-Westerns Library Print)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Cry of the Wild Goose
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Breezy and relaxed western
26 June 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Joel McCrea is very likable in carrying this breezy "B" western with a winning sense of humor and just the right amount of action. John Russell does his usual professional supporting job and Wanda Hendrix is delightfully offbeat as the love interest. Joel McCrea's talent for whistling gets a nice showcase. Not outstanding, but quite enjoyable.


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