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Day of the Badman (1958)

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Judge Jim Scott must contend with the vicious relatives of a murderer he's about to sentence...and his unfaithful fiancee.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Judge Jim Scott
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Myra Owens
John Ericson ...
Sheriff Barney Wiley
Robert Middleton ...
Charlie Hayes
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Cora Johnson
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Sam Wyckoff
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Andrew Owens
Skip Homeier ...
Howard Hayes
Peggy Converse ...
Mrs. Quary
Robert Foulk ...
Silas Mordigan
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Martha Mordigan
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Jake Hayes
Eddy Waller ...
Mr. Slocum
Christopher Dark ...
Rudy Hayes
Don Haggerty ...
Deputy Floyd
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Storyline

The vicious Hayes clan amble into town on the day Judge Jim Scott is expected to sentence murderer Rudy Hayes to hang. Scott, who doesn't wear a gun, seems unconcerned and businesslike, even when Charlie Hayes makes an explicit death threat against him. But the townsfolk start wondering how much bloodshed one hanging is worth. Complicating factor: the sheriff, Scott's chief ally, is also the secret lover of Scott's fiancee Myra... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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HE TURNED KILLER...for one day!

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13 February 1958 (Australia)  »

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Decision at Durango  »

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2.35 : 1
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In Feb. 1958, this film was in wide distribution on a double bill with The Girl Most Likely (1958) starring Jane Powell. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Hayes: Now listen, Sheriff. I've got something to say so pay attention because I don't like to repeat. Us Hayes are in town on a matter of importance. We get real annoyed if some sly sheriff like yourself took to interfering. So you just keep your nose in your own pocket and maybe you'll get to see the sun go down.
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Just a little thing to add.

First, I am so lucky to have caught this film in a letterboxed - wide screen - edition, even dubbed in french. Second, I have nothing to add to the other comments - why always repeat the same things the other users did so good ? - except just one little detail. The sequence where the bad guys lead by Robert Middleton enter the grocery store to terrorize the owner, and just after they have got from him what they want to, so just after they have succeeded in their nasty job, Robert Middleton takes a candy placed on the shop counter and - incredible - takes two coins from his pocket to pay the candies. After he nearly killed the poor shopkeeper, he pays him the candy. I found that absolutely fantastic. I don't know how to say it properly. That's the kind of things that are so rare to see. And I think that's the real expression of power. You may really hurt someone, kill him, destroy every thing in or around him, but you can STILL stay somewhere noble, generous, even if you are besides a real S.O.B. An authentic bastard.

I love seeing, catching such tiny details.


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