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A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him.

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Howard Nightingale
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Jack Strawhorn
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Wesley
James Stacy ...
Harold Hellman
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Krag
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Pensteman
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Pepe
Katherine Woodville ...
Mrs. Cooper
Mark Roberts ...
Mr. Cooper
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Carla Ross
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Wiley
William H. Burton ...
McCanless
Louie Elias ...
Rains
Gus Greymountain ...
Reyno
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A tough marshal with political ambitions leads an elite posse to capture a notorious criminal. He succeeds, but instead of cheering him, the public turns against him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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"Posse" begins like most Westerns. It ends like none of them. It will knock you off your horse.

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22 August 1975 (Sweden)  »

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La brigade du Texas  »

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Pepe says to Strawhorn "What'd you expect...Joaquin Murrieta?" This is a reference to Joaquin Carrillo Murrieta, an infamous bandit during the 1850s California Gold Rush. See more »

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US Senators were not directly elected at the time of the film's setting. They were appointed by State Legislatures until the 17th Amendment in 1913. See more »

Quotes

Jack Strawhorn: Every day above ground is a good day.
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For He's A Jolly Good Fellow
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The good, the bad, and the stupid
31 December 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Not a bad western, but not a real winner either. Most of the acting was good, but some of the performers need to go back to drama class and bone up a bit. Douglas and Dern kept the show going with their give and take, although I don't think the real lawmen and desperados actually carried on in this fashion. I think Strawhorn was more of a realist than a truly bad person; he saw the reality of life and became practical because of his vision. Dealing with 2 faced con men like Nightingale merely solidified his outlook on life.


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