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The Law and Jake Wade (1958)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  22 July 1958 (Japan)
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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... See full summary »

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Jake Wade
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Clint Hollister
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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 ...
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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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The girl is a captive hostage at the mercy of the West's most notorious bandit-killer. See more »

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22 July 1958 (Japan)  »

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Der Schatz des Gehenkten  »

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When Marshall Wade comes into a town near the start of the movie leading an extra horse, he throws that horse's rein up against a rail and it drops right off. As he steps down from his horse, the other horse's rein is now tightly wound around the rail. 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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Taylor and Widmark as adversaries in a search for hidden bank money
1 August 2001 | by (Front Royal, VA) – See all my reviews

"The Law and Jake Wade" was made in 1958 and starred Robert Taylor as a former outlaw who gave up the life of crime and became Marshal Jake Wade. Taylor's character is chased by a former outlaw associate, Clint Hollister, eagerly portrayed by Richard Widmark, who returns with two intentions; first, to find the stolen bank money that Wade had hidden in a job they did together, and then kill Jake Wade for causing him so much trouble in the first place. The outlaw gang's portrayers are Henry Silva, Robert Middleton, Eddie Firestone, and before his days in "Star Trek" DeForest Kelley, and all set out to find the missing money. There is, however, some Comanche Indians on the warpath, and the trek where Taylor is leading them to is also in the territory controlled by the Indians. All the elements for a watchable western are included in this one, and the viewer can also take in some views of the western wildlands. A nice 7/10


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