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The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955)

 -  Western  -  12 April 1955 (USA)
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Jeff Carr, a special investigator, arrives in Tomahawk. His assignment is to discover who has been holding up the local stagecoach and is guilty for a series of killings that terrorize the ... See full summary »

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Jeff Carr
Mara Corday ...
Holly Kenton
Stephen McNally ...
Alec Black
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Ranse Jackman
Trevor Bardette ...
Walter Dunham
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Shep Bascom
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Linc Jackman
Myron Healey ...
Clem Jackman
John Harmon ...
Norman Roberts
John Cliff ...
Wolf Landers
Richard Garland ...
Jace Gordon
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Jeff Carr, a special investigator, arrives in Tomahawk. His assignment is to discover who has been holding up the local stagecoach and is guilty for a series of killings that terrorize the town. Sheepman Alec Black is suspected by the local population but it is not long before Jeff realizes the man is innocent. Alec even becomes a good friend although he is in love with the same woman as him, Holly. Jeff will manage to arrest the real culprits but not before the latter try to compromise him down. Written by Guy Bellinger

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The West's Last Lawless Years! See more »

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12 April 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Duell mit dem Teufel  »

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Not the best Jack Arnold western ever made but...

A pretty good time waster. Effective, fast paced, with very good action sequences. The cast is also adequate: Stephen Mac Nally, Lex Barker, Mara Corday, and John Dehner as the bad guy: a banker involved with a gang of stagecoach robbers, outlaws.

But unfortunately the topic is rather foreseeable. Barker is the guy who is accused for being one of the outlaws who robbed the stagecoach. And he finds an allied in Stephen Mac Nally, a sheep man.

The gunfights sequences at the end of the movie are vibrating.

A good western, but we are far away from NO NAME ON THE BULLET, also directed by Jack Arnold and, I admit, a rather psychological western.


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