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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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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 ...
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Emile Meyer ...
Chickasaw Charlie
Steve Darrell ...
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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As Big and Spectacular and Exciting As The Mighty West Itself! See more »


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12 December 1955 (Sweden)  »

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Drei Rivalen  »

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

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Trivia

Most of the long shots of Clark Gable were actually a double. See more »

Goofs

When Ben and Clint first enter the saloon and the livery stable in Mineral city, Clint's two-gun rig is hidden by his coat. When Clint follows Stark into the livery stable, his guns are strapped on the outside and over his coat, yet when they ride out of town, his guns are back under the coat. 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 I Love Lucy: Lucy Visits Grauman's (1955) See more »

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Cancion Mixteca
by José López Alavés (as Jose Lopez Alaves)
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Classic Western with Great Stars
25 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great 1955 Western with plenty of horses and cattle traveling across great Western scenery and veteran super stars. Clark Cable,(Col.Ben Allison),"Band of Angels", is bound and determined to travel his cattle through Indian Country and a strong minded woman Jane Russell,(Nella Turner),"The Born Losers", who takes baths in her tub and taunts the men who look in her direction or even swimming in a brook. Robert Ryan, (Nathan Stark),"The Iceman Cometh" plays a tricky character that Col. Ben has to watch carefully and they get themselves into some difficult situations. Great film to enjoy from the 1950's with plenty of action, comedy, drama and romance. Jane Russell gives great female charm in almost every scene. Enjoy


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