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Cripple Creek (1952)

 -  Western  -  1 July 1952 (USA)
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Bret Ivers
Karin Booth ...
Julie Hanson
Jerome Courtland ...
Larry Galland
William Bishop ...
Silver Kirby
Richard Egan ...
Strap Galland alias Gillis
Don Porter ...
Denver Jones
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Emil Cabeau
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Marshal John Tetheroe
George Cleveland ...
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It's 1893 and gold is being smuggled out of the country. Instead of stealing gold bars, the outlaws are stealing high grade ore, having it smelted, and then having it plated to look like lead. The Government sends agents Bret and Larry who arrive in Cripple Creek posing as Texas gunfighters. Bret finds the smelting operation and Larry learns of the payoff. But the crooked town Marshal is suspicious of the two men and the reply of his inquiry to Texas exposes them putting their lives in danger. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THE WEST'S CROSSROADS OF VIOLENCE AND FURY! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Western

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1 July 1952 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Silver Kirby: There's one cartridge in this gun and five empty chambers. This slug with your name on it may be the first or the last... or somewhere in between.
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Silver Kirby: I thought you'd like that. I'm going to give you a gambling chance. If you give me an honest answer to my question, you walk out that door a free man.
Strap Galland alias Gillis: You expect me to believe that?
Silver Kirby: That's another gamble you'll have to take. At the moment, the odds are five to one that this is an empty chamber.
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SOLID WESTERN ENTERTAINMENT
21 November 1999 | by (Benbrook, Texas) – See all my reviews

George Montgomery, Jerome Courtland and Richard Egan are undercover agents in the old west trying to break a gold smuggling ring working out of the town of Cripple Creek.

This is good, solid western entertainment. It's a buddy- western, shoot-em-up, fist-fight, and midnight rides type movie. I found it to be well paced, written and acted. It has some plot twists that make it more adultish than the usual kid-western fodder.

For the western movie fan, there's alot of other familiar faces among the cast, and everyone gives a fine performance.

This has been on Encore's Western Channel. Catch it if you can without commercials, it's so much better.


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