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The Burning Hills (1956)

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Trace discovers the body of his brother Jerry and confronts Mr. Sutton, the crook responsible for his brother's death. In self-defense, Trace shoots Mr. Sutton. Sutton sends his henchmen to... See full summary »

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Maria-Christina Colton
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Jack Sutton
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Jacob Lantz
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Mort Bayliss
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Ben Hindeman
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Joe Sutton
Frank Puglia ...
Tio Perico
Hal Baylor ...
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Tyler MacDuff ...
Wes Parker
Rayford Barnes ...
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Tony Terry ...
Vincente Colton
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Trace discovers the body of his brother Jerry and confronts Mr. Sutton, the crook responsible for his brother's death. In self-defense, Trace shoots Mr. Sutton. Sutton sends his henchmen to hunt and kill a wounded and fleeing Trace. Maria, a half-breed Mexican girl whose father was murdered by Sutton, becomes Trace's companion in flight. Written by Kelly

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That shy guy from 'Battle Cry' and the girl from 'Rebel Without a Cause'! See more »

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Romance | Western

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September 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Collines brûlantes  »

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According to Tab Hunter's autobiography, studio executives were so displeased by Natalie Wood's "Mexican" accent that they even considered dubbing in another actress's voice. See more »

Quotes

Maria Christina Colton: They think they can treat me like those girls in the dance hall.
Trace Jordon: I'm sorry. I know how you must feel.
Maria Christina Colton: You can't. You are a man.
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Young love
4 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

A very routine western ,with a plot the average viewer has already seen fifty times (the wealthy landlord who wants to get rid of all the little farmers around,and his nasty offspring),this is nevertheless an entertaining nervy work ,with a good chemistry between the two principals .Natalie Wood ,who was only 18 at the time ,displays strength and resilience against a bunch of villains who ceaselessly harass her.She's the only man in her family ,her uncle and her little brother are sissies ,but we're told her father was a brave man ,just like Daniel Jordan,the man she helps to fight the criminals who killed his brother.A rather violent western,with a lot of death,and a splendid cinematography.


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