Thorpe Henderson is an assassin, a Regulator, hired by the cattlemen to deal with their rustler problem. Thorpe prefers to hide in the brush and kill from 200 yards away but, when bored, ... See full summary »

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(as Bernard Kowalski)

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Thorpe Henderson
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Isa Childers ...
Evie
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Donley
Barry Atwater ...
Rogers
George E. Mather ...
Cramer
Joseph I. Breen Jr. ...
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Jack Macy ...
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Thorpe Henderson is an assassin, a Regulator, hired by the cattlemen to deal with their rustler problem. Thorpe prefers to hide in the brush and kill from 200 yards away but, when bored, isn't afraid to face a man down with pistols at close range. It is 1902 and civilization has made it's way west. The good citizens decide that the time has come to end the lawlessness even if their methods prove to be as amoral as the evil they profess to hate. Written by shadowfever

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4 March 1956 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Tom Horne by any other name
1 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chuck Connors plays Thorpe Henderson a regulator hired by the cattlemen to deal with cattle rustlers. His way of dealing with them is usually a long range rifle shot. It is 1902 and the west is becoming civilized. The "good citizens" have decided that he has outlived his usefulness and decide to to get rid of him by getting him drunk and assisting him in incriminating himself in the murder of a young boy. John Hoyt plays the lawman who feels justified in hanging a man who might be innocent because he was, after all, guilty of other hangable offenses for which there was no proof. This is basically the story of Tom Horne. A bit talky but it was interesting seeing a pre-"Rifleman" Connors playing an immoral killer.


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