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The Outcast (1954)

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

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Jet Cosgrave
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Judy Polsen
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Major Linton Cosgrave
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Alice Austin
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The Kid
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Andrew Devlin
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Mrs. Banner
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Boone Polsen
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Chad Polsen
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Cal Prince
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Dude Rankin
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Curly
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Bert
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Sam Allen
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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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THEY FOUGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND LOVE...for the biggest stakes in Colorado! (original poster) See more »

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Red Horizon  »

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Curly: You didn't have to shoot him in the back!
Dude Rankin: Shoot him in the back? What are you talking about? The fellow went for his gun! I've got eight witnesses to prove it. Or maybe I've only got seven. How about it, Curly?
Curly: Oh, no, Dukey, you have eight!
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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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