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Carson City (1952)

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When a banker finds his stagecoach shipments of gold from Carson City are vulnerable to holdups, he commissions the building of a railroad through the mountains.

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Silent Jeff Kincaid
Lucille Norman ...
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A.J. 'Big' Jack Davis
Richard Webb ...
Alan Kincaid
James Millican ...
Jim Squires
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William Sharon
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Henry Dodson
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Hardrock Haggerty
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Zeke Mitchell
Thurston Hall ...
Charles Crocker
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Banker William Sharon becomes desperate that his gold and silver shipments from Carson City to Virginia City are the helpless targets of a band of outlaws called "The Champagne Bandits." In true Robin Hood-fashion, after robbing the stage of its bullion, they treat its passengers to a fried chicken picnic replete with champagne. Sharon becomes convinced that the only way to foil the gang is to build a railroad to carry the ore, but that will take an extraordinary engineer in such mountainous territory. Sharon finds his man in brawling adventurer Jeff Kincaid, an experienced hand at difficult jobs and former resident of Carson City who knows the difficult terrain very well. It becomes a reunion of sorts as Kincaid's half brother works for the local newspaper, but they soon become rivals for the affections of Susan Mitchell, the publisher's daughter. Kincaid also has to fight the town's hostility to his boisterous railhands and ongoing efforts by the outlaws to sabotage the project. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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9 January 1953 (Finland)  »

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1.37 : 1
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This was Warner Bros.' first film shot in WarnerColor. See more »

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When the bandits push the freight wagon over the cliff, the dead driver's body cannot be seen. See more »

Quotes

Zeke Mitchell: You don't agree with me, do you?
Susan Mitchell: As you're so fond of saying, quote: 'I disapprove of what you say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it!'
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a good Saturday afternoon movie
6 March 2001 | by (Long Island, New york) – See all my reviews

This film is a good Saturday afternoon western. Randolph Scott attempts to build a railroad between Carson City, and Virginia City. He must battle with an assortment of evil men, his own workers, and his step brother. I give this western an 8 out of 10 for its story, and its action.


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