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Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1958 (USA)
Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia.

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Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia.

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The Outlaw Who Seared His Brand On the Land! See more »


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Last full length feature film of Maureen Swanson. See more »

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Version of Captain Starlight, or Gentleman of the Road (1911) See more »

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First-rate Australian western
2 June 2017 | by (Derry, Ireland) – See all my reviews

A western in everything but name and not a bad one at that, Jack Lee's "Robbery Under Arms" is set during the same period as most westerns, the 1860's, but in Australia where Peter Finch's Captain Starlight leads a small gang of outlaws stealing cattle and robbing banks. Ronald Lewis and David McCallum are the brothers who follow their father into the gang looking for a bit of excitement. Lee makes good use of the Australian landscape which is superbly photographed by Harry Waxman and he never skimps on the action which is plentiful. No classic but very enjoyable nevertheless.


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