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Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)

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Railroad surveyer Murphy goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Duryea who helps Murphy only to see how long the ... See full summary »

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Clay O'Mara
Susan Cabot ...
Laurie Kenyon
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Whitey Kincade
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Kate
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Jed Ringer
Paul Birch ...
Fred Kenyon
William Pullen ...
Tom Meredith
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Tim Lowerie
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Reverend Moorehead
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Railroad surveyer Murphy goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Duryea who helps Murphy only to see how long the tenderfoot lasts. Outwitting several attempts on his life engineered by the crooked lawyer who set up his family, Murphy and a wounded Duryea face the gang. Duryea, wanted to protect Murphy and redeem himself, goes down shooting. Written by Anonymous

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No one with a badge ever rides back from Diablo!

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23 August 1954 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Breckenridge Story  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

During the ride from Diablo to Santiago, Clay has Whitey handcuffed. When they are ambushed. When Whitey's horse falls down, the rider puts his right hand down to break his fall, obviously no longer handcuffed. See more »

Quotes

Whitey Kincaid: If I was smart, I'd shoot you right now. Except I think I'll keep you around for awhile...just to see what makes you work.
Clay O'Mara: Maybe you're getting soft, Whitey. Maybe you're turning into a human being.
Whitey Kincaid: If I ever feel that coming on, I'll shoot myself.
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Noche de Ronda
Written by Maria Teresa Lara (uncredited)
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This is a Great Movie
19 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is probably one of my top 3-4 favorite Audie Murphy movies, and I've seen about 20 of them--or about 50% of what he made. Dan Duryea as Whitey Kinkaid is a very interesting and amusing character who plays nicely off Audie's very credible performance. Russell Johnson (later the Professor on Gilligan's Island) as Jed Ringer and the lawyer and sheriff have some great lines that offset the B picture sets. All in all, this is a highly watchable movie, along with another Murphy/Duryea team-up, "Six Black Horses." Duryea and Murphy appeared together again in Jimmy Stewart's "Night Passage," but I like Ride Clear of Diablo and Horses better. Would pay $500 to have Audie's full filmography on DVD.


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