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Canyon Crossroads (1955)

Approved | | Western | 1955 (USA)
A mining engineer, who is shunned by his peers for his unorthodox beliefs concerning the whereabouts of large uranium deposits, joins forces with a girl and her father to search for the ... See full summary »

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Larry Kendall
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A mining engineer, who is shunned by his peers for his unorthodox beliefs concerning the whereabouts of large uranium deposits, joins forces with a girl and her father to search for the mineral. When the father is hurt in an accident, daughter and engineer continue the project, aided by a Native American guide. Unbeknownst to the group, a reputable citizen of the town, really of low moral value, is shadowing themi, his intention, to jump their claim. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572@aol.com>

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Off-beat story of uranium prospectors in the west.
24 October 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

This is a terrific, but rarely shown modern day western. Uranium hunters in the west are set upon by claim jumpers, on horses, and helicopters. The totaly believable tale, told in flashback moves along at a great pace, each character fully developed. Basehart, cast against type, is great as the maligned mining engineer. Moves to a terrific conclusion...see it,tape it.


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