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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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Curly
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Bill Walker ...
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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[eyeing the lovely Alice]
Jet Cosgrave: Colton's a pretty rough town for a lone canary to be loose in.
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A well-done movie, I was surprised
16 December 2006 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on the Westerns Channel and didn't expect much from it. But I was pleasantly surprised as it was well directed, the staging was impressive, the script was thorough and had an intriguing plot. The exterior shots were gorgeous (wonderful country, might have been Wyoming but probably the back lot somewhere.) While only John Derek was truly handsome, the cast selection and action created by the supporting cast makes this movie worth watching. The only bad thing was, Bob Steele shot a man in the back. I was horrified, having seen so many of his movies where he was the good guy. A complete change of character for him. See it.


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