MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 19,914 this week

The Lone Hand (1953)

 -  Western  -  May 1953 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 118 users  
Reviews: 6 user

A farmer, Zachary Hallock (Joel McCrea) & his son Joshua (Jimmy Hunt) try to establish new roots on their farm near a small western town victimized by outlaws. The merchants & ranchers form... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 166 titles
created 19 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 20 Feb 2012
 
a list of 404 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 575 titles
created 23 Sep 2013
 
a list of 437 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Lone Hand" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lone Hand (1953)

The Lone Hand (1953) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Lone Hand.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Outriders (1950)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Late in the Civil War, three Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp in Missouri. They soon fall into the hands of pro-Confederate raiders, who force them to act as "outriders"... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland
Stars: Joel McCrea, Arlene Dahl, Barry Sullivan
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A circuit judge in the old west attempts to bring a suspected killer to justice. The judge runs afoul of the killer's rich cattle baron father in the process.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Joel McCrea, Miroslava, Kevin McCarthy
The Oklahoman (1957)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Francis D. Lyon
Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Hale, Brad Dexter
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Gang of sadistic cowboys let nothing stand in their way in their search for gold.

Director: Jack Starrett
Stars: Jody McCrea, Marie Gahva, Dan Kemp
Shoot First (1953)
Adventure | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Robert Taine and his wife Cecily live in a village in England. While hunting on some land he has recently purchased, he shoots a load of buckshot at a man he thinks is... See full summary »

Director: Robert Parrish
Stars: Joel McCrea, Laurence Naismith, Evelyn Keyes
Trooper Hook (1957)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After a band of Indians kill a group of soldiers, Sergeant Hook captures them and their leader Nanches. Among the prisoners is Nanches' son and the boy's white mother captured by them nine ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Marquis Warren
Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Stanwyck, Earl Holliman
Cattle Drive (1951)
Action | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The spoilt young son of a wealthy railroad owner manages to get himself lost in the middle of nowhere. He is found by a cowboy on a cattle drive and the lad must start learning the hard ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann
Stars: Joel McCrea, Dean Stockwell, Chill Wills
Cattle Empire (1958)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Marquis Warren
Stars: Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott, Don Haggerty
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Casey Tibbs
Stars: Joel McCrea, Slim Pickens, Casey Tibbs
Saddle Tramp (1950)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Fregonese
Stars: Joel McCrea, Wanda Hendrix, John Russell
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The friendship of three Texas Ranchers. Later their ranch was destroyed by Cotrell, of the Union army,and his band of outlaw raiders. The original title was "Distant Drums", this was a description of Civil War army deserters.

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Joel McCrea, Alexis Smith, Zachary Scott
Biography | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Directors: Marion Clayton Anderson, Rickard Tegström
Stars: Muriel Smith, Ann Buckles, Louis Byles
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Zachary Hallock
...
Sarah Jane Skaggs
Alex Nicol ...
Jonah Varden
Charles Drake ...
George Hadley
Jimmy Hunt ...
Joshua Hallock / Narrator
...
Gus Varden (as Jim Arness)
...
Mr. Skaggs
Frank Ferguson ...
Mr. Dunn the Banker
Wesley Morgan ...
Daniel Skaggs
Edit

Storyline

A farmer, Zachary Hallock (Joel McCrea) & his son Joshua (Jimmy Hunt) try to establish new roots on their farm near a small western town victimized by outlaws. The merchants & ranchers form a vigilante group to oppose the constant threat to their families. They also try to recruit Hallock, but he refuses & instead secretly joins the outlaw band terrorizing the community. His son & new bridge Sarah Skaggs (Barbara Hale) don't understand why he has seemly decided to become an outlaw & has turned his back on everything & everyone most dear to him. Written by Uncle Tuck

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Man With the Name That Nobody Knew! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

May 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf verlorenem Posten  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Kid stuff
29 January 2001 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

Typical 1950's studio western movie. Simple and warm story that can please the kids of that era, when they go to the movie house saturday afternoon. Here, a young boy, who had great admiration for his dad, discovers that the old man is an outlaw. That breaks his heart, of course. But the dad had some secrets... In fact, he's a spy for the law, and he's riding with two outlaws to knows who's the boss of the gang (and, of course, that man is an important citizen of the village.) Joel McCrae, that great great actor of western, did a very fine job in this pleasant B-Movie flick.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Same River as 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' joebiz
Discuss The Lone Hand (1953) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?