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Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Colonel Ben Allison
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Nella Turner
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Nathan Stark
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Clint Allison
Juan García ...
Luis (as Juan Garcia)
Harry Shannon ...
Sam
Emile Meyer ...
Chickasaw Charlie
Steve Darrell ...
Colonel Norris (as Stevan Darrell)
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Storyline

Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambitious enough for her, and she soon meets up with the boss of the cattle drive. Will she make the right choice, and, more importantly, will the cattle make it to Montana ! Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>

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As Big and Spectacular and Exciting As The Mighty West Itself! See more »


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Release Date:

12 December 1955 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Drei Rivalen  »

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(Western Electric Recording) (35 mm magnetic prints)| (Western Electric Recording) (35 mm optical prints)

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Ryan was ill with hepatitis and had to leave the production for two weeks. See more »

Goofs

When the Jay Hawkers are collecting money from Clark Gable, during a close up view of him, in the far distance behind him, you can see what is a vehicle, maybe a truck moving along a road or highway. This is supposed to be 1866. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[pointing to a lynched man dangling from a tree limb]
Colonel Ben Allison: Looks like we're close to civilization.
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Connections

Referenced in The Harder They Fall (1956) See more »

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Cancion Mixteca
by José López Alavés (as Jose Lopez Alaves)
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I don't even like westerns. . .
10 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

and I liked this movie quite a bit. Jane Russel was great--she definitely was the reason I stayed on AMC while I was flipping through the channels on my TV set. This didn't strike me as the typical western--there were very few shoot outs and more character development and beautiful scenery than I had expected. The three major characters were well fleshed out and interesting, although the more minor ones were often one-dimensional and sometimes hackneyed. Jane Russel's character was a strong-spoken woman who at times is a bit putting off because of her appearance as a gold digger, but this simply adds to the multiple dimensions of her character. Although she may not be consistently likable, she is sympathetic nonetheless, and makes the movie worth watching. I do recommend this movie--perhaps not to fans of westerns, but to anyone who likes old fashioned love stories with interesting and believable characters.


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