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The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958)

Approved | | Western | 1 October 1958 (USA)
Lieutenant Hemp Brown's army payroll wagon is robbed by ex-sergeant Jed Givens' gang, forcing Brown to search for the culprits after he is deemed a coward by the court martial.

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Hemp Brown
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Mona Langley
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Jed Givens
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Hook
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Serge Bolanos
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Sheriff
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Judge Rawlins
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Bo Slauter
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Col. Ford
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Ex-army sergeant Jed Givens and his gang rob an army payroll shipment led by Lt. Hemp Brown. Givens kills a civilian woman and all the soldiers, leaving Brown alive to face a military tribunal in which he is branded a coward, stripped of all insignia and drummed out of the army. Brown sets out to track down Givens in an effort to clear his name. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Written by Daniel Decatur Emmett
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If I could only get a copy
3 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Can there have been any male actor in Hollywood to rival the handsome face of Rory Calhoun in his hey day in this film? Bland it may be, hackneyed plot, lack of reality but what the film may lose in greatness, it makes up for with Rory Calhoun's fine acting and general superb handsomeness.

I thoroughly enjoyed the film which shows Rory being dismissed for cowardice and after quite a few adventures and fights he is able to regain his reputation, win the girl, AND get paid for being a handsome fine actor.

Sorry chaps, this guy was GORGEOUS!


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