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Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)

Approved  |   |  Action, Drama, Music  |  20 March 1953 (USA)
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Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lance Horton
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Charles Quantrill
Audrey Totter ...
Kate Quantrill / Kitty McCoy
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Sally Maris
Ben Cooper ...
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Nina Varela ...
Mayor Delilah Courtney
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First Townswoman
Fern Hall ...
Second Woman
Minerva Urecal ...
Mrs. Stuart
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Reed Hadley ...
Bitterroot Bill Maris
Ann Savage ...
Glenda
Virginia Christine ...
Jenny
Marilyn Lindsey ...
Rose
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Storyline

During the Civil War, Border City is a town laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border at the base of the Ozark mountains.Despite its closeness to the North-South conflict, Border City professes its neutrality and fiercely imposes a 8 mile limit to any belligerent army.Young Sally Maris is arriving into Border City, from the East Coast, on the stagecoach, at the request of her brother who runs a saloon and hotel in town.Uppon approaching Border City, the stagecoach is stopped by a small Union Army patrol and passengers are checked out.The patrol commander offers to escort the stagecoach into town but on the way they are attacked by Quantrill's Raiders who kill the Union soldiers.The Raiders escort the stagecoach into town themselves.Among the Raiders are the James brothers, Charles Quantrill himself and Kate Quantrill, his wife.The town of Border City dislikes having these Raiders within the city limits and the mayor decides to send for the Union forces in order to rid Border City of the ... Written by nufs68

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WOMAN OF THE OUTLAWS...SWEETHEART OF JESSE JAMES...DESIRED BY COLE YOUNGER...SHE LED QUANTRILL'S DREADED RAIDERS! (original poster-all caps) See more »

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Action | Drama | Music | Western

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20 March 1953 (USA)  »

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Sombra de la horca  »

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The film was originally planned to be shot in Trucolor. See more »

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How Strange
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Peggy Lee
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Audrey Totter is very sexy in her leather cowboy pants and boots
3 April 2002 | by (Tecumseh, Mi.,U.S.A) – See all my reviews

The movie is unusual because the ladies are the powerful ones in this movie. Audrie Totter is the cowgirl Emma Peel Because of her sexy leather pants and riding boots. Audrey is also the opposite of Emma because of her evil disposition. Warren O'Leary.


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