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Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)

Approved | | Western | 15 March 1954 (UK)
When his father and brother are murdered by a corrupt lawyer and Sheriff duo, railroad surveyor Clay O'Mara plans his revenge, and is aided by former outlaw Whitey Kincade.



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Complete credited cast:
Laurie Kenyon
Jed Ringer
Fred Kenyon
William Pullen ...
Tom Meredith
Tim Lowerie
Reverend Moorehead


Railroad surveyer Clay O'Mara goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Whitey Kincade, who helps Clay, only to see how long the tenderfoot lasts. Outwitting several attempts on his life engineered by the crooked lawyer who set up his family, O'Mara and a wounded Kincade face the gang. Kincade wanted to protect O'Mara and redeem himself, and goes down shooting.

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No one with a badge ever rides back from Diablo!




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Release Date:

15 March 1954 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Breckenridge Story  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Revenge in the old southwest
5 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Murf plays a man intent on revenging the murder of his kin. To give the appearance of helping him he is deputized by a renegade sheriff and sent off on a mission sure to cause his death at the hands of psychotic killer Whitey Kincaid. When things don't go as the lawman planned he and his henchmen must try other measures to get the pesky little rascal off their scent or be found out as the very ones Murf is seeking. Average western with Duryea giving quite a performance as the always jolly, backshooting scumbag Kincaid.

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