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Len Rowan
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Ruth Westerman
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Adina Rowan
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Jack Wilson
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Wes Westerman
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Bob Webb
Robert Schenkkan ...
Rev. Don Douglas
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Marshal Paul Harris
Tony Frank ...
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Colleen Keegan ...
Darlene Rowan
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Frank Snow
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Madge Summers
Dedra London ...
Cindy Rowan
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The fanatically uncompromising Len Rowan and his family insult and terrorize the citizens of a small town for years. One day the comment of a saleswoman about Len's son not being able to pay his sweets triggers off his persecution complex. As revenge for the believed insult, the whole family starts stalking the shop owner and her husband... until this escalates and the old man gets badly injured. Len is arrested, but gets off, free on bail. His clever attorney delays the court session for more than a year - while Rowan keeps threatening the witnesses. But then, the people feel they've had enough of this and decide to take the law in their own hands... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Len Rowan is coming to town ... for the last time.

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Based on events that took place in Skidmore, Missouri involving Ken Rex McElroy (b. June 1, 1934 d. July 10, 1981). See more »

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Bully throws his weight around town
1 October 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

The town bully, a dangerous thug, runs roughshod over the entire town including the ineffective town marshal. Fear of this oaf and his cruel family allowed him to intimidate and injure several folks. Ultimately, these animals are dealt with by the only means they will ever understand...brute force. When dealing with trash like this man and his family, the decision to quell his activities should not be long in making.


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