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The Savage Horde (1950)

Approved | | Western | 22 May 1950 (USA)
John "Ringo" Baker shoots an Army Captain in New Mexico in self defense and his brother, Lieutenant Mike Baker is charged with bringing him in. Ringo is on his way to Utah to see Livvy ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Baker, aka Ringo (as William Elliott)
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Livvy Weston (as Adrian Booth)
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Wade Proctor
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Louise Cole
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Glenn Larrabee (as Noah Beery)
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Lt. Mike Baker
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Dancer (Proctor's Hired Gunman)
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Col. Price
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Judge Thomas Cole
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Fergus
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Buck Yallop
Stuart Hamblen ...
Stuart
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Sgt. Gowdy
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Sam Jeffries
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Henchman Polk
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John "Ringo" Baker shoots an Army Captain in New Mexico in self defense and his brother, Lieutenant Mike Baker is charged with bringing him in. Ringo is on his way to Utah to see Livvy Weston and has an encounter with the U.S. Cavalry patrol led by his brother, and wounds Mike in making his escape. He arrives in the town of Gunlock and befriends Glenn Larrabee, owner of a small ranch whose property, and that of the other ranchers, is coveted by Wade Proctor. Ringo becomes Glenn's partner and organizes the small ranchers to fight against Proctor, who sends a fast-draw, hired gunman, Dancer, gunning for Ringo, who also has his brother and the Army closing in on him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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GET "RINGO"......HE'S GUN-MAD! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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22 May 1950 (USA)  »

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Terror über Colorado  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Ten Thousand Cattle
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Sung by Stuart Hamblen
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Above average cattlemen vs squatters tale
8 October 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

Well above average western from Republic Studios. Elliott is 'Ringo', on the run and Davis is his brother, in charge of a cavalry command chasing him. Ringo stops to visit old girl friend, and becomes embroiled in a range war. Withers portrayal of a psychopathic mogul is convincing. Great supporting cast-Noah Beery Noah Jr. is the 'Kid' and Hamblin provides some enjoyable tunes along the way. Supposedly the title "Savage Horde" was a tribute, by director Kane, to actor Grant Withers, who appeared in "the Fighting Marines", a serial, containing a chapter titled "The Savage Horde." Unexpected climax can leave you wondering. A good western.


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