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The Badlanders (1958)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 14 December 1958 (UK)
Two men are released from the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma in 1898. One, the Dutchman, is out to get both gold and revenge from the people of a small mining town who had him ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Peter Van Hoek ('The Dutchman')
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John 'Mac' McBain
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Anita
Claire Kelly ...
Ada Winton
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Cyril Lounsberry
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Vincente - The Powder Monkey
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Sample
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Comanche
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Leslie
Ford Rainey ...
Warden
John Daheim ...
Lee (as John Day)
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Diane (scenes deleted)
Zina Provendie ...
Dorothy Lounsberry (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Two men are released from the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma in 1898. One, the Dutchman, is out to get both gold and revenge from the people of a small mining town who had him imprisoned unjustly. The other, McBain, is just trying to go straight, but that is easier said than done once the Dutchman involves him in his gold theft scheme. Written by Alfred Jingle

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A treasure to steal...a woman to win...a past to forget...

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Romance | Western

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14 December 1958 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Geraubtes Gold  »

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(as Perspecta Sound®) (Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The opening scene, of Alan Ladd's character being released from prison, was, as scripted, actually filmed at the Yuma Territorial Prison in Yuma, Arizona. See more »

Goofs

Right when they are leaving the collapsed mine, two people are visible, one in a white shirt, next to the corner of the adobe building in the background. They quickly get back behind the building. See more »

Quotes

Cyril Lounsbery: How much would you love me if I wasn't rich?
Ada Winton: Not as much.
Cyril Lounsbery: I didn't think so.
Ada Winton: How much would you love me if I weren't pretty?
Cyril Lounsbery: Well, that's a different cup of tea.
Ada Winton: No it isn't. A man being rich is exactly like girl being pretty. So there!
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Opening credits: Arizona Territorial Prison 1898 See more »

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Excellent Delmer Davies Western
22 April 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I stumbled onto this one accidentally, and I'm glad I did.

Davies always worked with Borgnine to fine advantage, but the electricity of his pairing with late-in-career Ladd is an unanticipated delight. And, Borgnine's chemistry with then-wife Jurado is hotter still. Couple that with a deliciously foppish performance by feckless Kent Smith and excellent supporting work from Anthony Caruso and Ford Rainey and sharp-edged dialogue. The result is a fast-paced keeper.


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