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The Ride Back (1957)

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | 13 September 1957 (Finland)
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
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Elena
Victor Millan ...
Father Ignatius
Jorge Treviño ...
Border Guard (as George Trevino)
Ellen Hope Monroe ...
Little Girl
Joe Dominguez ...
Luis
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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The film was based on a story originally written for the radio version of "Gunsmoke" in 1952, which also starred William Conrad at the time. See more »

Quotes

Bob Kallen: You afraid of Indians, Hamish?
Sheriff Chris Hamish: I'm respectful of any man who's got enough liquor to make him kill.
Bob Kallen: Seems to me I've heard something like that about you, Kallen.
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The Ride Back
Written by Frank De Vol (uncredited) and Judy Spencer (uncredited)
Sung by Eddie Albert
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Surprising Character Development
1 April 2000 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

The overall look of a routine "B" oater serves as a mere backdrop for what in reality is a fascinating character study. The leads alternate between playing cat-and-mouse with each other and discovering disarming truths about their own characters. The supporting cast, although unknown, provide dynamic supporting performances -- check this unknown gem out, and share your thoughts with me.


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