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Gunsight Ridge (1957)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Crime | September 1957 (USA)
Stage line agent investigates a series of robberies by taking the job of a deputy sheriff in a border Arizona town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mike Ryan
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Velvet Clark
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Molly Jones
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Sheriff Tom Jones
Darlene Fields ...
Rosa
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Farm Girl
Robert Griffin ...
Herb Babcock
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Billy Daggett (as Stanford Jolley)
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Gus Withers
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Hank Moss
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R.B. Davis - Justice of the Peace
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Mrs. Donahue
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Groom
Cynthia Chenault ...
Bride (as Cindy Robbins)
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Lazy Heart Ranc Hhand
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Storyline

The latest of a series of stagecoach holdups in the Arizona Territory takes place on a stagecoach in which Mike Ryan, undercover agent for the stage line, and Molly Jones, daughter of the local sheriff, are passengers. The bandana masking one of the robbers slips and he is killed by the gang-leader Velvet Clark. The latter masquerades as a respectable piano-playing citizen of the community. The townspeople are aroused enough over the continued robberies that they ask Sheriff Tom Jones to resign but they agree to give him more time when he takes on Ryan as a deputy. Circumstantial evidence leads the sheriff to Clark, but the latter kills him and escapes. Ryan tracks him to Gunsight Ridge where there is a showdown gunfight. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Only One Would Leave Gunsight Ridge Alive! (original poster)


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In the final scene where McRae is talking to the girl you can see a car drive by in the background. See more »

Quotes

Mike Ryan: Molly, I can't forgive myself. If I'd done what I knew was best for your father, he'd be here right now.
Molly Jones: You gave Father back his pride. That was all that mattered to him.
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Gunsight Ridge
Performed by Dean Jones
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Great cast in a good flick ..........
18 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this western starring Joel McRea, the star goes undercover along the Arizona border to investigate several nasty border ruffians. Mark Stevens co-stars and as always turns in a fine performance. The script is good and holds the viewers interest throughout.

Joel McRea was at his best in this western detective yarn..... a story not unlike those from his radio series Tales of the Texas Rangers . A great cast of western character actors make the most of an interesting story.

Any western with this cast would be exciting and this film does not disappoint. Enjoy this one, they don't make 'em like this anymore ...


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