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The Cimarron Kid (1952)

Approved | | Western | 4 October 1952 (UK)
Unjustly accused of robbing the train he was riding home, Bill Doolin re-joins his old gang, participates in other robberies and becomes a wanted outlaw.

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Bitter Creek Dalton
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Cimarron Rose (as Yvette Dugay)
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Dynamite Dick Dalton
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Red Buck
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Pat Roberts
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Sam Swanson
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Bob Dalton (as Noah Beery)
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Marshal John Sutton
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George Weber
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Stacey Marshall
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Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait. Written by Rita Richardson <RRichar790@aol.com>

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He led the last great outlaw raids !

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Cimarron Kid  »

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Film debut of William Reynolds. See more »

Quotes

Bill Doolin: I've got a rule of my own that might do you good to remember: there will be no killing unless it's forced upon us.
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Featured in Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) See more »

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A rip-roaring shoot-em-up with a great story line!
16 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

I never saw an Audie Murphy film I didn't like & this one is no exception. It is a real action packed shoot-em-up, but it also has a better than average plot to hold your attention between the action sequences that were Audie's trademarks. I knew Audie quite well, we used to shoot together at the various "fast draw" contests in CA that were popular back in the '60's. I can tell you this, anything you saw Audie do on film, he could do for real. He was one of the fastest guns in the movies, & he could do it with real bullets, not just blanks or wax bullets! He became a fine horseman, even riding some of his own horses in his films. Watch for Flying John, his horse that he rode in "Night Passage". Audie was a much better actor than he was ever given credit for, or allowed to be in Universal's films.


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