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Timberjack (1955)

Passed | | Western | 18 February 1955 (USA)
In the late 1800s Montana, two competing logging operators clash over ownership of a logging railroad, land and timber clear-cutting rights.

Director:

(as Joe Kane)

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tim Chipman
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Lynne Tilton
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Croft Brunner
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'Sweetwater' Tilton
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Jingles
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Steve Riika
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Poole
Howard Petrie ...
'Axe-Handle' Ole
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Pauquette
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Punky (as Elisha Cook)
Karl 'Killer' Davis ...
Red Bush (as Karl Davis)
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Veazie
Tex Terry ...
Charlie
George Marshall ...
Fireman
The Lancers ...
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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 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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Western

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18 February 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Rächer vom Silbersee  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Trucolor)

Aspect Ratio:

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

MY DOG
Music and Lyrics by Hoagy Carmichael
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Great cast has fun with this lumber saga
5 November 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Story involves a timberjack (Hayden) out to discover the murderer of his father. Unfortunately, the story gives us only one suspect in Hayden's rival in the local lumber trade, so there's not much mystery here. A few songs by Carmichael and a great rousing performance by Ralston lift the story slightly above the obvious. Nice locations, good action scenes, and Hayden is good as usual but seems unmotivated by this limited vehicle. Fairly solid, but few thrills beyond the music and good cast -- they deserved a little more story.


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