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The Outcast (1954)

Approved  |   |  Action, Drama, Romance  |  15 August 1954 (USA)
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Jet Cosgrave returns home to claim the ranch that was stolen from him, after his father's death.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jet Cosgrave
Joan Evans ...
Judy Polsen
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Major Linton Cosgrave
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Alice Austin
Ben Cooper ...
The Kid
Taylor Holmes ...
Andrew Devlin
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Banner
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Boone Polsen
Frank Ferguson ...
Chad Polsen
James Millican ...
Cal Prince
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Dude Rankin
Nacho Galindo ...
Curly
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Bert
Bill Walker ...
Sam Allen
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ...
Zeke Polsen
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Following an absence of eight years, Jet Cosgrave (John Derek) returns to his hometown of Colton, Colorado. His quest is for the recovery of his rightful heritage, the great Circle C Ranch, from his uncle, Major Cosgrave (Jim Davis), and to that end, he brings with him nine hired gunmen, headed by "Dude" Rankin (Bob Steele). His accusation that his uncle stole the ranch by a will forged after the death of his father brings instant reprisals. Judy Polsen (Joan Evans), one of a poor family of ranchers, falls in love with Jet after saving him from a bushwhacking by two Circle C gunmen, The Kid (Ben Cooper) and Bert (Harry Carey Jr.). She then vouches for him to her father, Chad Polsen (Frank Ferguson) and her brothers Boone (Slim Pickens), Asa (Nicolas Coster) and Zeke (Robert 'Buzz' Henry), Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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15 August 1954 (USA)  »

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Dude Rankin: You wanna ride that horse straight up or belly down?
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Action packed western featuring John Derek.
29 October 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

An early performance by Derek is the main attraction here, in this action packed tale of a young man, returning home to reclaim his ranch from a dastardly cattle baron. A good supporting cast, and a director that doesn't let the romance scenes get in the way, make this good fare.


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