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Jack Slade (1953)

Approved | | Western | 8 November 1953 (USA)
A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an ... See full summary »

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Jack Slade
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Virginia Maria Dale
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Jules Reni
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Judge Davidson
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Dan Traver
Harry Shannon ...
Tom Carter
John Harmon ...
Hollis
Jim Bannon ...
Farnsworth
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Bolt Mackay
David May ...
Tump
Ron Hargrave ...
Ned Prentice
Sammy Ogg ...
Joey Slade
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Alf Slade
Richard Reeves ...
Rufe Prentice
Dorothy Kennedy ...
Mrs. Ward
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A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an adult takes on hired gun type jobs in order to achieve his revenge. Written by buddyluv <amanda@atrax.net.au>

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Everyone knew the terror of his blazing iron...only she knew the fire in his heart! See more »

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8 November 1953 (USA)  »

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Jack Slade, Desperado  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Slade
Music by Britt Wood
Lyrics by Ed Bloodworth
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Actually pretty good
29 July 2002 | by (Delaware) – See all my reviews

While watching this on TV the thought came to be that this is a neo-realist American Western. Then I realized it was made at the height of the Italian neo-realist craze. This movie is worth seeing. There is great chemistry between Slade and his woman, Dorothy Malone.


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