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Cry Vengeance (1954)

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Violent ex-cop Vic Barron comes to Ketchikan, Alaska seeking revenge on an old enemy.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mark Stevens ...
Vic Barron
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Peggy Harding
Skip Homeier ...
Roxey Davis
Joan Vohs ...
Lily Arnold
Douglas Kennedy ...
Tino Morelli
Cheryl Callaway ...
Marie Morelli
Mort Mills ...
Johnny Blue-Eyes
Warren Douglas ...
Mike Walters
Lewis Martin ...
Nick Buda
Don Haggerty ...
Lt. Pat Ryan
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Red Miller
Dorothy Kennedy ...
Emily Miller
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Ex-cop Vic Barron crossed the wrong mobsters; his wife and child were killed and he himself scarred, framed and imprisoned. On release, Vic has but one desire, revenge on still-hiding Tino Morelli. The trail leads to the isolated city of Ketchikan, Alaska, where Vic finds his enemy...also the latter's charming little daughter...and tavern owner Peggy Harding, who's fascinated by the soft-spoken but volcanic Vic. And someone they're not expecting has violent designs on them... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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21 November 1954 (USA)  »

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Grito de Vingança  »

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Richard Deacon, who played Mal in the Dick Van Dyke Show, has a bit part as a bartender about 15 minutes into the movie. See more »

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Though Mark Stevens' character is named Vic Barron, his pinky ring clearly has his real initials, "MS." See more »

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Not a masterpiece, but its great if you are from Ketchikan...
30 May 2000 | by (Ketchikan, Alaska) – See all my reviews

I can't say this was a great film, nor can I recommend it to anyone who does not have a familiarity with Ketchikan, Alaska, where it was filmed. Without a tender place in your heart for Alaska's first city, this film will probably not seem too keen to you.

But, if you have lived in Ketchikan for any length of time it is a lot of fun to see your hometown as it was nearly 50 years ago. I know this excludes most everyone out there, but hey, I am not recommending it to most everyone. If you know and love Ketchikan, check it out, you will get a kick out of it. Otherwise, skip it.


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