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Director:
Writers:
William Bowers (screenplay)
Marvin H. Albert (novel)
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Release Date:
22 July 1958 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Filmed in Color amid the grandeur of the High Sierras ! See more »
Plot:
Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Classic western of good v. bad See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robert Taylor ... Jake Wade

Richard Widmark ... Clint Hollister
Patricia Owens ... Peggy
Robert Middleton ... Ortero

Henry Silva ... Rennie

DeForest Kelley ... Wexler (as De Forest Kelley)
Burt Douglas ... Lieutenant
Eddie Firestone ... Burke
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Coby ... Deputy (uncredited)
Gene Coogan ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Richard H. Cutting ... Luke, Jake's Deputy (uncredited)
Roy Engel ... Avery (uncredited)
Al Ferguson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Rory Mallinson ... Deputy (uncredited)
Reginald Simpson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Dean Smith ... Soldier (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... Cavalry Sergeant (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Sturges 
 
Writing credits
William Bowers (screenplay)

Marvin H. Albert (novel)

Produced by
William B. Hawks .... producer (as William Hawks)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Surtees (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ferris Webster 
 
Casting by
Leonard Murphy (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Daniel B. Cathcart 
William A. Horning 
 
Set Decoration by
Henry Grace 
Otto Siegel 
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett 
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Al Shenberg .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Saunders .... assistant director
Jack N. Reddish .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Walter Brown .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Wesley C. Miller .... recording supervisor (as Dr. Wesley C. Miller)
Thomas Edwards .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Lee LeBlanc .... special effects
 
Stunts
Gene Coogan .... stunts (uncredited)
Martha Crawford .... stunt double: Patricia Owens (uncredited)
Carl Pitti .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams .... stunts (uncredited)
Henry Wills .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack N. Young .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Schmitz .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Ellsworth .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Evelyn Rickart .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Charles K. Hagedon .... color consultant
 
Other crew
Grace Dubray .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Howard 'Dutch' Horton .... location manager (uncredited)
Jim Merrick .... publicist (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
86 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Perspecta Stereo (as Perspecta Sound) (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | UK:U (passed with cuts) | USA:Approved (certificate #18917) | West Germany:16

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Goofs:
Continuity: 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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in A Majority of One (1961)See more »

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14 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Classic western of good v. bad, 28 January 2000

Robert Taylor stars as Jake Wade, former outlaw gone straight who must battle his old partner, Richard Widmark as Clint Holister, the leader of a band of outlaws wanting to find stolen bank money, the location of which only Jake Wade knows. Robert Taylor does a competent job in the lead, but Richard Widmark really steals the show as the menacing leader of the gang. The movie is exciting, fast paced and leads to a satisfying climax. Good solid western.

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