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Jubal (1956)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, Western | 6 April 1956 (USA)
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

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Jubal Troop
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Shep Horgan
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'Pinky' Pinkum
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Mae Horgan
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Naomi Hoktor
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Shem Hoktor
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Sam - Horgan Rider
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Reb Haislipp
John Dierkes ...
Carson - Horgan Rider
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McCoy - Bar 8 Rider
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Dr. Grant
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Storyline

Found injured by rancher Shep Horgan, Jubal Troop is offered a job as cowhand and soon gains Shep's trust. Mae Horgan, feeling she's been trapped into marriage with Shep, takes a shine to Jubal, although he is more interested in Naomi Hoktor who is travelling with a wagon train camped on Shep's land. Pinky, until now top hand and used to Mae's favours himself, doesn't think much of the new deal and trouble is inevitable. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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"I'm gonna kill you Jubal...for what you did to my wife!" See more »

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Drama | Romance | Western

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6 April 1956 (USA)  »

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Jubal Troop  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

About working with Rod Steiger, Glenn Ford said, "Rod . . . well, in kindness I think I should say he did a great job with his role. However, the 'Method' got a little too much for some of us, especially the wranglers . . . Look, Rod won an Academy Award, didn't he? And so did Ernie [Ernest Borgnine], so whatever Rod was doing in his role for 'Jubal' probably worked for him. He was intense, I'll tell you that." See more »

Goofs

When Jubal first walks into the ranch house to eat breakfast, between two buildings behind him you can just see the front end of a 1940s-era pickup truck. A short time later as Shep walks into the house, the truck is gone. See more »

Quotes

Cookie: Bacon is in the pan. Coffee is in the pot. Get it if you can, get it while it's hot.
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Connections

Referenced in America's Sweethearts (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful Dreamer
(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Played by Shep on the player piano
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excellent western with great actors, great scenery and colors.
7 July 2005 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Delmer Daves directed many westerns and Jubal is probably his best. Everything went right in this film, the beautiful scenery, the music and the actors. Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Charles Bronson and also two western old timers Noah Beery Jr. and Jack Elam. The story is also unusual, about Jubal, a man that always ran away from trouble, but decides not run any more. But circumstances turn against him when Mae (Valerie French), his boss's wife tries to seduce him. There is no way he can come out of it not scarred, we know that from a long time ago, from Joseph in the Bible. Also the woman he falls in love with, Naomi (Felicia Farr) is to be wed to another man. This is one of the rare times when I enjoyed a film (in DVD with widescreen and great colors) more than when I saw it for the first time in 1956.


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