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Release Date:
24 March 1956 (USA) See more »
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Rory Calhoun ... Tex Kirby

Yvonne De Carlo ... Hannah Montgomery
Mara Corday ... Paca

Neville Brand ... Tarp Penny
Rex Reason ... John Randolph
Emile Meyer ... Pop Penny
Herbert Rudley ... Gerald Montgomery

Robert J. Wilke ... Sile Doty (as Robert Wilke)

John Gavin ... Dan Kirby (as John Gilmore)
Gregg Barton ... McKay
Ed Fury ... Whitey

William Schallert ... Missionary
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beulah Archuletta ... Indian woman (uncredited)
Emile Avery ... Montgomery Rider (uncredited)
Gertrude Chorre ... Indian (uncredited)
Paul Fierro ... Frenchie the Bartender (uncredited)
Robert F. Hoy ... Five Crows (uncredited)
Richard James ... Clerk (uncredited)
Jack Kenny ... Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Kruger ... Townsman (uncredited)
Francis McDonald ... Chief Kiyuva (uncredited)
Julia Montoya ... Indian Squaw (uncredited)
Charles Soldani ... Indian (uncredited)
Tony Urchel ... Indian (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... Townsman (uncredited)

Directed by
John Sherwood 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Harry Essex 
Robert Hill 
William Kozlenko  story
James Benson Nablo  story

Produced by
Albert Zugsmith .... producer
Michael Baird .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Irving Gertz (uncredited)
William Lava (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Russell F. Schoengarth  (as Russell Schoengarth)
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
Alfred Sweeney 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Ruby R. Levitt 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director (as Joseph E. Kenny)
Ray DeCamp .... assistant director (uncredited)
George Lollier .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound
John Kemp .... sound (uncredited)
Edward L. Sandlin .... sound editor (uncredited)
Joe Sikorsky .... sound editor (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Morgan .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Clifford Stine .... special photography
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
Other crew
William Fritzsche .... technicolor color consultant
Adele Cannon .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Harold Goodwin .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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76 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.00 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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Anachronisms: Although the film is set in 1840, it features repeating rifles that weren't invented until the 1870s.See more »
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Edgy western., 11 January 2001
Author: Robert Cornell ( from Cambridge, UK

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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