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Desperado (1987)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Western  |  27 April 1987 (USA)
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Ballard, Company Police Chief
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Bede
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Malloy, Nora's Dad
Stephen Davies ...
Calvin, Ballard's Henchman
Lise Cutter ...
Nora Malloy
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Sally a Hooker
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Sheriff John Whaley
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Mona Lisa
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Marshal Dancey
Richard Marcus ...
Emmett, Deputy / Jailer
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Grady, Livery Stable
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Mercenary #5
Linda Almond ...
Hooker
William Paul Brown ...
Mule Skinner #1 (as William P. Brown)
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A Saga de um Fugitivo  »

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Ballard, Company Police Chief: There'll be a trial when the circuit judge comes to town. Do you know him? We go hunting quail together when he's here. He's a damn fine shot and a very fair man - completely impartial. He'll hear the case, weigh the evidence... and Duell McCall will hang!
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Desperado
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More a Thank You to Wizard-8
2 April 2005 | by (Springville, UT) – See all my reviews

I thought I saw some character development that resembled Valdez Is Coming, but didn't know why. Thanks to Wizard-8, I now realize that the same pen couldn't help but leave a few crow's feet in the characters. The youth in this one, and the fact that it was created by a director 30 years after the 1950s filmmakers, helps me to visualize the direction Westerns are taking nowadays. Thanx again, Wizard-8. I saw the story on the Encore Westerns Channel late on the Saturday of daylight savings, and got a kick out of the simplicity in which the 19th-Century protagonists lived. Directors now seem to play more with the personal side of each character, discarding the age-old idea that action and reaction are the main drives of an entertained audience. But... I guess the future is going to be even more loaded with feelings than with feelingless action. Hallmark Channel has a lot of these stories, and is happy to banner them for today's viewers. Oh, HBO's Deadwood has dealt another personal-side blow, too.


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