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Timberjack (1955)

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Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tim Chipman
Vera Ralston ...
Lynne Tilton
David Brian ...
Croft Brunner
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'Sweetwater' Tilton
...
Jingles
...
Steve Riika
...
Poole
Howard Petrie ...
'Axe-Handle' Ole, a Brunner Henchman
Ian MacDonald ...
Pauquette
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Punky (as Elisha Cook)
Karl 'Killer' Davis ...
Red Bush (as Karl Davis)
Wally Cassell ...
Veazie
Tex Terry ...
Charlie
George Marshall ...
Fireman
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Storyline

Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns the Government restriction on his valuable stand of timber has been lifted. Brunner wants that timber and tries to buy him out. Refusing to sell, Tim makes plans to somehow get the timber out. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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LUSTY...ROUSING...ROBUST ADVENTURE! See more »

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Music | Western

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Release Date:

18 February 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Rächer vom Silbersee  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Trucolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Just before he starts the hijacked train, the boom's shadow falls across Tim Chipman's back while he is removing his coat. See more »

Soundtracks

Wedding March
(uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Great memories of this flick.
20 June 2009 | by (Corral De Tierra, CA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie back in '55 in Great Falls, Montana. It was a fun flick. Sterling Hayden did his usual Sterling Hayden performance. It was not Godfather worthy, but acceptable. The scenery was familiar to us, being Montanans. I actually did some lumber jacking in my college years. It is heavy work. After the movie, we stopped at a soda fountain. I stuffed the jukebox with a couple of quarters and punched in the song, "Timberjack". It was set to play twelve times. (If you put in a quarter instead of a nickle, you got six plays.) After the fourth play, the proprietor came over and unplugged the jukebox. We laughed our way out of the place.


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