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The Tall Men (1955)

Approved | | Western | 12 December 1955 (Sweden)
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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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
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Colonel Norris (as Stevan Darrell)
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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 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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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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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: MONTANA TERRITORY 1866

They came from the South, headed for the goldfields...Ben and Clint Allison, lonely, desperate men. Riding away from a heartbreak memory of Gettysburg. Looking for a new life. A story of tall men - and long shadows. See more »

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Referenced in Stars of the Silver Screen: Clark Gable (2011) See more »

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Tall Men
by Ken Darby
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They don't get any better that this classic
11 May 2012 | by (USA the Wild West) – See all my reviews

They don't make like this any more with real live actors, scenery, and animals... The energy is so much better that all digital movies these days. CGG is over done these days and it gives a movie no life energy... The Tall Men with take you back into the good old days for a great adventure and drama.

Gable was a good compliment to Jane and all the play of action and drama was well balanced and it played... So many fine actors to bring the wild west to us forever! I like the Indian actors as well, such authentic looking Indians and no over done special effects here as well. The photography was masterfully done in this movie with great attention to composition and color.

Take the ride!


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