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Scalplock (1966)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  10 April 1966 (USA)
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A frontier gambler wins a railroad in a card game, and must keep it going despite attempts to take it away from him.

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Diana Hyland ...
Marta Grenier
Todd Armstrong ...
Dave Tarrant
James Westerfield ...
Nehemiah Mather
Robert Random ...
Barnabus Rogers (as Bob Random)
Lloyd Bochner ...
John Pendennis
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Burton Standish
Sandra Smith ...
Joanna Royce
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Banker Holmes
Cliff Hall ...
Judge Bidelle
Roger Torrey ...
Nils Tovald
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Buckeye Sullivan
Eddie Firestone ...
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In a high stakes poker game, Ben Calhoun wins an unfinished railroad. Without knowledge of railroads nor the money to pay the wages due the workers or to buy the needed supplies and equipment, he sets out to finish the line. He must also contend with more wealthy men who seek to get control. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Be careful what you ask for ............
25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dale Robertson was the star of TV's Tales of Wells Fargo and made a number of westerns of varying quality thru the years. With his amiable,determined demeanor he caused many a bad guy to see the error of his ways. In this film from later in his career, Robertson ends up "saddled" with a railroad won in a poker game.

Robertson takes on the greed, corruption and misunderstanding of the community as he gets the fledgling enterprise off the ground. Diana Hyland appears also in an interesting role , the same year that she appeared in Smoky with Fess Parker.

Dale Robertson always reminded me of Clark Gable, with his likable rogue persona. This is an average film though, with a few above-average performances.


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