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The Law and Jake Wade (1958)

Approved | | Western | 22 July 1958 (Japan)
Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him. Jake left Clint just after, but Clint finds him back and forces Jake to... See full summary »

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Jake Wade
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Clint Hollister
Patricia Owens ...
Peggy
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Ortero
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Rennie
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Wexler (as De Forest Kelley)
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Eddie Firestone ...
Burke
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Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him. Jake left Clint just after, but Clint finds him back and forces Jake to lead him to a loot Jake buried one year ago when he quitted Clint's gang. Written by Yepok

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Filmed in Color amid the grandeur of the High Sierras ! See more »

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22 July 1958 (Japan)  »

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Der Schatz des Gehenkten  »

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Goofs

During the shootout in the ghost town, after Richard Widmark has returned, a spear is thrown through the left side of the swinging bar room door, breaking the upper slat. Later, as Widmark runs outside the doors, the slat is obviously unbroken. Further along, the slat is broken. See more »

Quotes

Clint Hollister: Well, did you say a few words over the boys?
Ortero: Yeah...good-bye.
Clint Hollister: Very touching.
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Referenced in A Majority of One (1961) See more »

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Solid Western
14 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

Reformed marshal helps former cohort escape from prison, but comes to regret it. Taylor is fine as the stoic marshal trying to escape his outlaw past. Widmark makes a terrific villain, without resorting to the giggling psycho persona that marked many of his earlier performances as bad guys. He even has some funny lines. The enigmatic Silva is notable as a member of Widmark's gang. Sturges made a number of Westerns during the 1950s. This is another solid entry in the director's Western filmography, although it's not as good as the one that preceded it (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral) or the one that followed it (Last Train from Gun Hill).


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