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Tall in the Saddle ()


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Ranch hand Rocklin arrives in town to start his new job but his employer has been murdered and the locals don't seem too friendly.

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Rocklin
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Arleta 'Arly' Harolday
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'Judge' Robert Garvey
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Dave
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Clara Cardell
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Miss Elizabeth Martin
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Harolday (as Don Douglas)
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Bob Clews
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Clint Harolday
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Sheriff Jackson
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Zeke
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George Clews
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Wells Fargo Clerk (uncredited)
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Stan - Depot Master (uncredited)
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Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
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Card Game Spectator (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers ...
Ab Jenkins (uncredited)
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Saddle Maker (uncredited)
Victor Cox ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Frank Darien ...
Train Station Master (uncredited)
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Town Citizen (uncredited)
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Wagon Driver (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Cap - Bartender (uncredited)
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Servant (uncredited)
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Doc Riding (uncredited)
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'Shorty' Davis (uncredited)
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Talo (uncredited)
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Pat Foster (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Santa Inez Depot Master (uncredited)

Directed by

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Edwin L. Marin

Written by

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Michael Hogan ... (screenplay) and
Paul Fix ... (screenplay) (as Paul P. Fix)
 
Gordon Ray Young ... (original story)

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Robert Fellows ... producer
Theron Warth ... associate producer

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Roy Webb

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Robert De Grasse ... director of photography (as Robert de Grasse)

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Philip Martin ... (as Philip Martin Jr.)

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Ralph Berger
Albert S. D'Agostino

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Darrell Silvera ... (set decorations)
William Stevens ... (set decorations)

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Edward Stevenson ... (gowns)

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Harry Scott ... assistant director

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James G. Stewart ... rerecording
John E. Tribby ... recordist

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Vernon L. Walker ... special effects

Stunts

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Fred Graham ... stunt double: John Wayne and Harry Woods (uncredited)
Ben Johnson ... stunts (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... stunts (uncredited)

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C. Bakaleinikoff ... musical director

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Sid Davis ... stand-in: John Wayne (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

When a stranger arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who sent for him has been murdered. Further, most of the townsfolk seem to be at each other's throats, and the newcomer has soon run contrariwise to most of them. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines Romantic thriller of a lone wolf and his pistol packin' spitfire! See more »
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Also Known As
  • L'amazone aux yeux verts (France)
  • Fest im Sattel (Germany)
  • Der Fremde aus Arizona (Germany)
  • Él y su enemiga (Spain)
  • Hoog in het zadel (Netherlands)
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Runtime
  • 87 min
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Budget $565,754 (estimated)

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Trivia This was the first John Wayne film to be shown on American network television. See more »
Goofs Obvious stunt doubles during the fight between Rocklin and Garvey in his office. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kisses (1991). See more »
Quotes Miss Elizabeth Martin: I saw you hit that poor man!
Rocklin: Yes, ma'am, just as hard as I could.
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