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Timberjack (1955)

Passed | | Action, Drama, 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.

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(as Joe Kane)

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(screenplay), (novel)
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Tim Chipman
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'Sweetwater' Tilton
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Jingles
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Steve Riika
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Poole
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'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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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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Action | Drama | Western

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18 February 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Rächer vom Silbersee  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(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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Dated melodrama, fun to watch anyway.
16 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Unusual today, as a logger is the good guy! (Of course, so is the villain.) Some good footage of Shay-powered logging trains in operation; log rafts, and the like. The story and acting style are dated, but there's a nice supporting performance by Hoagy Carmichael and a great character by Adolphe Menjou.


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