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A Day of Fury (1956)

Approved | | Western | 1 May 1956 (USA)
When gunslinger Jagade arrives in a law-abiding god-fearing town he manages to turn the townsfolk into scoff-law sinners while the town Marshal is powerless due to a moral debt to Jagade.



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Complete credited cast:
Sharman Fulton
Marshal Allan Burnett
Carl Benton Reid ...
Judge John J. McLean
Jan Merlin ...
Billy Brand
Preacher Jason
Dee Carroll ...
Miss Timmons
Doc Logan
Dani Janssen ...
Claire (as Dani Crayne)
Howard Wendell ...
Charles Cane ...
Sydney Mason ...
Mrs. McLean


While on a manhunt the Marshal is saved by a passing gunslinger named Jagade. It is a time when law is coming to the west and when the gunslinger shows up in the Marshals' town the Marshal is caught between the town citezens fears and the debt he owes the gunslinger. The situation is further complicated by a previous relationship between the Marshal's fiancée and Jagade. Written by Dale Ray <daleray@jorsm.com>

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Release Date:

1 May 1956 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Two of Hollywood's finest Western actors but a weak story.
18 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dale Robertson has always been a great actor, and Jock Mahoney was one of the most talented horseman, stuntman, and gunslinger in Hollywood. This movie was not right for Dale Robertson, because he was always better than this. I don't really know how Jan Merlin fit in at all. We were never told he and Dale were old friends. However, the female role Mara Cordey,threw me. I thought for certain that she was Margaret Field (or later Maggie Mahoney) who became Jocks real wife. I had to check that out to make sure she didn't use another name. Margaret did some acting in Mahoney westerns so I was sure that was her. I couldn't tell the difference...but I guess Jock could. Her role did make the movie interesting. I never say Mahoney in a bad movie, and my favorite was Slim Carter.

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