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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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Cast

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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
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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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THE SOMETIMES VIOLENT STORY OF A DRIFTIN' COWHAND! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 April 1956 (USA)  »

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Jubal Troop  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

Eleven years later Charles Bronson and Ernest Borgnine would co-star in The Dirty Dozen (1967). 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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A tragically underrated film
3 July 2002 | by (Yukon, OK) – See all my reviews

is a perfect way to express how I feel about JUBAL. Director Delmar Daves takes an outstanding Western cast & takes a Shakespearean tragedy, then mixes the two elements. The result is not only one of the best westerns of the 1950s, but one of the best films of the decade, & one of the best westerns ever. From the performance of the entire cast, to Raskin's score, it's outstanding all around.

Don't miss this one. Just see it again & again.


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