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The Sundowners (1950)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, History | 2 February 1950 (USA)
Brother is pitted against brother in this tale of fueding ranchers in the old west.

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(as Alan LeMay), (story serialized by Collier's as "Thunder in the Dust") (as Alan LeMay)
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James Cloud ('Kid Wichita')
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Kathleen Boyce
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John Gall
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Earl Boyce
Don Haggerty ...
Sheriff Elmer Gall
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Steve Fletcher
Clem Fuller ...
Turkey
Frank Cordell ...
Jim Strake
Dave Kashner ...
Gill Bassen (The Whip)
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The Younger Brother - Jeff Cloud (as John Barrymore Jr.)
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Storyline

A story of a range-war in the Texas Panhandle in which the 'bad' brother villain fights for what is right...and commits murder in its name, and the 'good' brother hero sanctions wholesale cattle rusting and, reluctantly in the end, comes to the realization that maybe he isn't doing the right thing. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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He was a target for every man's bullet ... and every woman's kiss !


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Thunder in the Dust  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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No studio interiors were used in the shooting of this film. See more »

Quotes

Tom Cloud: Alright Which... you just went on wages.
James Cloud: Why Tom, I dont want wages from you. I just want half the place
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Written by Alberto Colombo
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Decent Western
24 June 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a decent Western that has a couple of fine performances by Robert Preston,who makes a great bad-guy, as "Kid Wichita" and Cathy Downs,veteran of numerous Westerns,Film-noirs and Comedies,as "Kathleen Boyce".The Technicolor and the great editing are a plus,and there's also a well-done shoot-out in a canyon.This is a B-Western that's definitely worth a look.


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