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Ten Wanted Men (1955)

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When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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John Stewart
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Corinne Michaels
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Wick Campbell
Alfonso Bedoya ...
Hermando
Donna Martell ...
Maria Segura
Skip Homeier ...
Howie Stewart
Clem Bevans ...
Tod Grinnel
Leo Gordon ...
Frank Scavo
Minor Watson ...
Jason Carr
Lester Matthews ...
Adam Stewart
Tom Powers ...
Henry Green
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Sheriff Clyde Gibbons
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Al Drucker
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Storyline

When John Stewart gives refuge to Wick Campbell's girl friend, Campbell turns against him. He rustles Stewart's cattle, murders his brother, and brings in hired guns. Then he and his men pin Stewart and a few others down in a house apparently killing them. But Stewart has escaped and returns alone to rid the town of Campbell and his men. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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ranch | rancher | cattle | rival | ward | See All (67) »

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The life and death of a reign of terror !


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Release Date:

1 February 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rächer in Schwarz  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When John Stewart and Wick Campbell have their showdown, John draws and fires his revolver. There is the sound of a shot, but Stewart doesn't actually fire the weapon. He never cocks it and the hammer never moves in order to discharge a round. Also, there is no muzzle flash or gun smoke. See more »

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John Stewart: When I invite a man to my house, I expect him to act like a gentleman.
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A typical Randolph Scott film, but not a major effort
2 July 2002 | by (Front Royal, VA) – See all my reviews

"Ten Wanted Men" probably would not make a list of must see films, for the simple reason that it was released during the 50's as a movie bound for the Saturday afternoon double feature bill at the local movie house. The viewer will recognize a lot of Grade-B western movie actors, and this does give a bit of nostalgia to the film.

Scott plays the rancher in the valley with most of the power and influence, while Richard Boone plays an up-and-comer who has designs to crowd in on Scott's area. Assisting Boone in this plan are veteran western heavies Leo Gordon and Lee Van Cleef and Dennis Weaver playing the sheriff before his "Gunsmoke" days. As indicated, it is a simple tale of the good guy against the bad guy, with a fistic brawl between Scott and Gordon settling the issue. A good film for the western fans.


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