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Rawhide (1951)

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A stagecoach stop employee and a stranded woman traveler find themselves at the mercy of four desperate outlaws intent on robbing the next day's gold shipment.

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Vinnie Holt, a single woman traveling with her toddler niece, becomes stranded at Rawhide, a desert stagecoach stop managed by stationmaster Sam Todd and his assistant Tom Owens. Owens is quickly impressed by Vinnie's independent self-confidence. Jim Zimmerman, a fugitive murderer from Huntsville Prison disguised as a deputy, and three other ruthless escapees take over the station, intent on robbing the next day's gold shipment. After murdering Sam, Zimmerman knows they must keep Tom alive in order to complete their plans. Owens does not correct Zimmmerman's assumption that Vin is his wife, correctly sensing that the misconception might be the key to her survival also. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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25 March 1951 (USA)  »

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Desperate Siege  »

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Trivia

In 1954, 20th Century Fox distributed this film on a double bill with Inferno (1953) starring Robert Ryan and Rhonda Fleming. See more »

Quotes

Tom Owens: What? Are you afraid of coyotes?
Vinnie Holt: Yeah. The kind with boots on.
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Remake of Show Them No Mercy! (1935) See more »

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A Rollin' Stone
Music by Lionel Newman
Lyrics by Bob Russell
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RAWHIDE is Neat Little Western
14 March 2001 | by (Deltona, Florida) – See all my reviews

Director Henry Hathaway helms this taut western drama about outlaws holding a group of people captive at a stagecoach station. Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward ignite good chemistry together right through to the climatic shoot-out. There's good support from Jack Elam (wonderfully evil), Dean Jagger, Hugh Marlowe, Jeff Corey and Edgar Buchanan. Seldom shown on TV this 1951 flick is available on video and is a treat for the western buff as well as for fans of the two dynamic stars.


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