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Along the Great Divide (1951)

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A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.

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Marshal Len Merrick
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Billy Shear
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Timothy 'Pop' Keith
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Frank Newcombe
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Ed Roden
James Anderson ...
Dan Roden
Charles Meredith ...
Judge Marlowe
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New Federal marshal Len Merrick saves Tim Keith from lynching at the hands of the Roden clan, and hopes to get him to Santa Loma for trial. Vindictive Ned Roden, whose son Ed was killed, still wants personal revenge, and Tim would like to escape before Ned catches up with him again. Can the marshal make it across the desert with Tim and his daughter? Even if he makes it, will justice be served? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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AN ADVENTURE THAT AVALANCHES FROM THE BULLET-PROOF ROOF OF THE ROCKIES TO THE FIERY DESERT FLOOR! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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2 June 1951 (USA)  »

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The Travelers  »

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Morris Ankrum played Ed Roden in this movie and the 1956 Cheyenne remake "The Travelers". See more »

Quotes

Marshal Len Merrick: Sorry about your son, Roden.
Ned Roden: He was worth any five men on the range. He was what I always wanted... golden in the sun... guns seemed made for his fingers. There wasn't a horse he couldn't ride or a man whose heart he couldn't win... and now he's dead - his heart smashed by a rustlers bullet.
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Remade as Cheyenne: The Travelers (1956) See more »

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Down in the Valley
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(a.k.a. "Birmingham Jail")
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Sung by Walter Brennan and Virginia Mayo
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Determined U.S. Marshal takes rustler to justice
17 September 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Man accused of murder and rustling is taken on a perilous journey of several days duration. While on the trip to jail, the lawmen were plagued by a lynch mob, the rustler's willful daughter, and the dry, harsh terrain. After finally getting the man to trial, a final surprise awaited the marshal.


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