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Domino Kid (1957)

 -  Western  -  October 1957 (USA)
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Domino returns from the Civil War to find his ranch in ruins and his father murdered. Five men were responsible and four were identified. One by one Domino outdraws the four that were known... See full summary »

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Domino
Kristine Miller ...
Barbara Ellison
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Wade Harrington
Yvette Duguay ...
Rosita
Peter Whitney ...
Lafe Prentiss
Eugene Iglesias ...
Juan Cortez
Robert Burton ...
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Domino returns from the Civil War to find his ranch in ruins and his father murdered. Five men were responsible and four were identified. One by one Domino outdraws the four that were known, all being outlaws. There is only one left now. Domino does not know his identity but that man probably knows of Domino and his mission. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Don't Double-Cross The Man With The Double-Six Brand!

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October 1957 (USA)  »

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Einer gegen fünf  »

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Wade Harrington claimed that part of Domino's ranch is public land so that Domino had no claim to it and couldn't use it, yet Wade built a dam on it. He was saying Domino can't use it because it's public land, but then he used it. Makes absolutely no sense. See more »

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[After killing Strangas in a gunfight, Domino tosses the cantina owner a gold coin.]
Domino: Bury him.
Cantina owner: He is dead?
Domino: Should be.
Cantina owner: Senor Domino, why'd you kill that man.
Domino: Ask him.
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Plenty of suspense in this post-Civil War western!
9 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Veteran cowboy director Ray Nazarro came up with a winner with this fast-moving little oater. Just goes to show what a good script can do with a less than sterling budget. Rory Calhoun plays the title role, a war veteran returning west to avenge his murdered father (there were five of 'em, but who was the *fifth* man?). A series of successful shoot-outs bring Rory to the final showdown, not only with adversaries Andrew Duggan and Peter Witney, but with his own sense of justice and revenge. Helping him along are Kristine Miller and Robert Burton (who, like in just about every other minor western of the 1950's, plays the honest sheriff). A good performance by Eugene Inglesias as Domino's boyhood friend adds to the just-north-of-the-border ambiance of this comptetent film. An all-around enjoyable treat!


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