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A Day of Fury (1956)

Approved | | Western | 15 July 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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Jagade
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Sharman Fulton
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Marshal Allan Burnett
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Judge John J. McLean
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Billy Brand
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Preacher Jason
Dee Carroll ...
Miss Timmons
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Marie
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Doc Logan
Dani Crayne ...
Claire
Howard Wendell ...
Vanryzin
Charles Cane ...
Duggen
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Burson
Sydney Mason ...
Beemans
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Mrs. McLean
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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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2.00 : 1
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Preacher Jason: The wrath of the Lord must move through his servants. Evil has come to us and it must be driven out.
Marshal Allan Burnett: Crowds can get unruly, Preacher. Our common problem is a matter for the law.
Preacher Jason: You're the law! And since you do nothing, I must!
Marshal Allan Burnett: If you don't respect the cloth you're wearing, I won't either. You're inciting a lynch mob and I've got to stop you.
Preacher Jason: If you're accusing me of hiding behind the cloth, I'm out front now. This morning, Marshal, I was all fired up about performing a wedding over you. Now if...
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Arranged by Henry Mancini
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The stars of the film
22 March 1999 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I really like these Universal-International colour westerns made in the 1950s. This one was very probably the movie that got Dale Robertson the starring role in "Tales Of Wells Fargo" on TV (which I loved when it first appeared).

The chief extra reason why I like this movie though is the other main star was Jock Mahoney, in his usual understated style. He, of course, had previously starred in that superbly action-packed series "The Range Rider" and later "Yancy Derringer".


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