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The Ride Back (1957)

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A troubled sheriff, a failure at everything in his life, tries to redeem himself by extraditing a popular gunfighter from Mexico to stand trial for murder.

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Bob Kallen
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Sheriff Chris Hamish
Lita Milan ...
Elena
Victor Millan ...
Father Ignatius
Jorge Treviño ...
Border Guard (as George Trevino)
Ellen Hope Monroe ...
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Joe Dominguez ...
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Louis Towers ...
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A Sheriff goes into Mexico in search of a man wanted back in the States. Finding him, he starts back. But it's a long way back, he has a reluctant captive, and there are unfriendly Indians along the way. The Sheriff admits his life has been a failure but this mission he plans to accomplish. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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It Rides a Trail NO Western Ever Rode Before!

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13 September 1957 (Finland)  »

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Second-unit director Oscar Rudolph replaced Allen H. Miner and directed ten days of the film, uncredited. See more »

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Sheriff Chris Hamish: I've never been a success at anything I tried to do. Anything I ever tried to do ever, failed. I've been a failure and that's all, a plain old failure. But I'm not going to be this time. I'm going to make this one. I'm going to do this right!
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The Ride Back
Music and Lyrics by Frank De Vol
Sung by Eddie Albert
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27 February 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Well written, well directed, well acted, well paced. This is a film made by people (Robert Aldrich, William Conrad) who care about the medium.

Powerful performances by the leads and good support makes a simple story - of a Marshall taking a prisoner back to stand trial - an excellent one.

If you like 1950s Jimmy Stewart/Anthony Mann and Randolph Scott/Budd Boetticher westerns, you'll like this one.


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