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Day of the Outlaw (1959)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  July 1959 (USA)
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Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Blaise Starrett
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Jack Bruhn
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Helen Crane
Alan Marshal ...
Hal Crane
Venetia Stevenson ...
Ernine, Vic's Daughter
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Gene, Bruhn's Gang
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Dan, Starret's Foreman
Jack Lambert ...
Tex (Bruhn's gang)
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Denver, Bruhn's Gang (as Frank deKova)
Lance Fuller ...
Pace, Bruhn's Gang
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Larry Teter (town barber) (as Elisha Cook)
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Doc Langer, Veterinarian
Betsy Jones-Moreland ...
Mrs. Preston (as Betsey Jones-Moreland)
Helen Westcott ...
Vivian
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Vic, General Store Owner
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Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Out of the blizzard they came... the most feared killers who ever took over a town - and its women! See more »

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Western

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July 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Sound)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In the town there are puddles of water when everything else is frozen. See more »

Quotes

Hal Crane: How long can Bruhn live?
Doc Langer, Veterinarian: Well, I gave him a big shot of morphine. It deadens pain, makes the patient feel fine, but as soon as this dose wears off, he's going to start coughing. Each cough's going to rip the lungs a little bit more. A few hours after he starts coughing, he's going to die.
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Referenced in The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet: The Ladder (1953) See more »

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Bleak Western
2 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Outlaws make a stopover at a tiny frontier town, holding the residents hostage. The most notable feature of this western is its frigid, snow-covered setting, effectively conveyed by the stark cinematography. The plot concerning conflicts between ranchers and cowboys and the invasion of the outlaws is not terribly compelling but De Toth keeps it interesting enough. Ryan plays a disgruntled cowboy and, as always, he's worth watching. Louise, who played Ryan's Daughter-in-Law the previous year in her film debut in "God's Little Acre," here plays his love interest! Ives is fine as the leader of the outlaws. The score is nice.


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