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Raw Edge (1956)

Approved | | Western | 24 March 1956 (USA)
In 1842 lawless Oregon, a gunfighter seeks vengeance when his innocent brother is lynched and his beautiful Indian wife is claimed by the local tyrant.

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Tex Kirby
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Hannah Montgomery
Mara Corday ...
Paca
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Tarp Penny
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John Randolph
Emile Meyer ...
Pop Penny
Herbert Rudley ...
Gerald Montgomery
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Sile Doty (as Robert Wilke)
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Dan Kirby (as John Gilmore)
Gregg Barton ...
McKay
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Whitey
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In the lawless Oregon country of 1842, local magnate Gerald Montgomery decrees that any unattached woman belongs to the first taker. Dan Kirby is lynched, starting a stampede to claim his half-Indian wife Paca. Trouble starts with the local tribe, but worse is in store when Dan's tough brother Tex rides in. The zeal of Montgomery's men to protect him from Tex is tempered by their lust for Hannah, who'd be his widow. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Her love ... for the first man to claim it ! The strongest ... the boldest ... or the fastest with a gun !

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Die Meute lauert überall  »

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Film debut of John Gavin. See more »

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Although the film is set in 1840, it features repeating rifles that weren't invented until the 1870s. See more »


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RAW EDGE
Written and Performed by Terry Gilkyson
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Edgy western.
11 January 2001 | by (Cambridge, UK) – See all my reviews

This edgy and off-beat western has plenty of seething resentment amongst its characters (and there are lots of them: vengeful gunslinger, baddie, baddie's dumb henchmen, local gambler, baddie's wife, baddies girlfriend...) but isn't too believable. Some good action scenes but only average over all. (5


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