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The Brass Legend (1956)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  December 1956 (USA)
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During a ride with his new pony Sinoya, the young Clay Gibson by chance finds the secret housing of the multiple murderer Tris Hatten. He reports immediately to Sheriff Adams, who strongly ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sheriff Wade Addams
Nancy Gates ...
Linda Gipson
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Tris Hatten
Rebecca Welles ...
Millie Street (as Reba Tassell)
Donald MacDonald ...
Clay Gipson
Robert Burton ...
Tom Gipson
Eddie Firestone ...
Shorty
Willard Sage ...
Jonathan Tatum
Robert Griffin ...
Doc Ward
Stacy Harris ...
George Barlow
Dennis Cross ...
Carl Barlow
Russell Simpson ...
Deputy 'Pop' Jackson
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Deputy Cooper
Vicente Padula ...
Sanchez (as Vincent Padula)
Clegg Hoyt ...
Bartender
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During a ride with his new pony Sinoya, the young Clay Gibson by chance finds the secret housing of the multiple murderer Tris Hatten. He reports immediately to Sheriff Adams, who strongly recommends him not to tell anybody about it. Unfortunately Clay talks to his father nevertheless. He believes Adams just wanted fame and reward for himself and accuses him in the newspaper. Thereby he endangers his son, who's now targeted by a killer which Tris' girlfriend Winnie hired for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Duell im Sattel  »

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[first lines]
Clay Gipson: How's that, Wade? Hit him every time!
Sheriff Wade Addams: Well, your marksmanship: not bad; but you speed, not so good. That's because you're wastin' a lot of time slappin' leather. You're wearin' your gunbelt a little too high. That's it, lower it a little. You gotta have your wrist just so it's about touchin' your gun handle. That's about right. Now watch... you watch his eyes, never his hands.
[Addams puts a hole right between the eyes of Tris Hatten's wanted poster]
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Marvellous Western from Oswald
10 August 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

A marvellous Western from Oswald, a director who brought an intensity and fluidity to the B-Western that seems impossible given the five-to-seven-day shooting schedule it and the equally impressive 'Fury at Showdown' (1957) shared. Burr and O'Brian are the baddie and peace officer respectively set on collision course, when O'Brian captures Burr only to have him escape. The action is breathtaking - the climax has Burr and O'Brian racing towards each other on horseback, guns drawn

  • but it is Oswald's assertive camera, creating a jail break in one


long take, for instance, that one remembers.

Ph. H.


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