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Johnny Reno (1966)

 -  Western  -  13 June 1966 (UK)
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The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.

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Johnny Reno
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Nona Williams
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Sheriff Hodges (as Lon Chaney)
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Ed Tomkins
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Jess Yates
Tom Drake ...
Joe Conners
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Ned Duggan
Robert Lowery ...
Jake Reed
Tracy Olsen ...
Marie Yates
Regis Parton ...
Bartender (as Reg Parton)
Rodd Redwing ...
Indian Brave
Charles Horvath ...
Wooster
Dale Van Sickel ...
Ab Conners
Paul Daniel ...
Chief Little Bear
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One of the thirteen low-budget westerns produced by A.C. Lyles in the sixties. The premise is a simple one: Sheriff Johnny Reno is heading to a small town in order to see his one-time sweetheart Nona Williams. On the way, he is set upon by two brothers who think he is after them. Forced to shoot one, he captures the other Joe Conners and brings him into town. His prisoner insists he is innocent of the crime the whole town wants him hanged for, and after hearing his story, will Andrews believe him? Written by phillindholm

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Tough Mayor Versus Tough Marshal
4 July 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

How ironic if Tom Drake and his brother hadn't fired on U.S. Marshal Dana Andrews one of them wouldn't have wound up dead and we would have had no film called Johnny Reno.

Dana Andrews plays the title role and he's drawn into a nasty local situation when that ambush happens. He brings Drake back to town to stand trial, but finds the town in a strange mood. They literally genuflect when their Mayor Lyle Bettger gives an order. Bettger really did not want to see Drake again.

Drake's accused of killing the son of a nearby Kiowa chief. That in it self is strange, why is Bettger and the town all worried about the death of an Indian which Drake protests he never did? Turns out there's a lot more going on than meets the eye.

A.C. Lyles once again provides work for several players of the forties and fifties who unless they were doing television found work increasingly hard to get. Jane Russell reprises one of her tough as nails, heart of gold women she took out a patent on. Lon Chaney, Jr. plays the part of an over the hill sheriff, very similar to what he did in High Noon. He does show why Gary Cooper did not want him backing him up in that.

Lyle Bettger adds another to his collection of twisted psychos he did like no one else could in the fifties. Richard Arlen and John Agar have decent size roles in this as well.

Not a great western, but thank you A.C. for bringing all of this cast together.


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