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The Kid from Texas (1950)

Approved | | Western | 1 March 1950 (USA)
In New Mexico, Billy the Kid is involved in the Lincoln County War, kills many rivals and eventually becomes a wanted fugitive.

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Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Robert Hardy Andrews (screenplay), Robert Hardy Andrews (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Audie Murphy ... William Bonney ('Billy the Kid')
Gale Storm ... Irene Kain
Albert Dekker ... Alexander Kain
Shepperd Strudwick ... Roger Jameson
Will Geer ... O'Fallon
William Talman ... Minninger
Martin Garralaga ... Morales
Robert Barrat ... General Lew Wallace (as Robert H. Barrat)
Walter Sande ... Crowe
Frank Wilcox ... Sheriff Pat Garrett
Dennis Hoey ... Major Harper
Ray Teal ... Sheriff Rand
Don Haggerty ... Morgan
Paul Ford ... Sheriff Copeland
John Phillips ... Sid Curtis
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Storyline

Billy the Kid becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivety to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife with whom he's infatuated. Written by Rita Richardson <rita.richardson@arch2.nara.gov>

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The Thrilling Story of "Billy the Kid" See more »

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 March 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Verfemt See more »

Filming Locations:

Idyllwild, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Sheriff Brand: Suppose I told you there were half a dozen warrants out for his arrest right now. One for killing a man out of Silver City, Colorado, eight years ago with a knife. Another for killing four Chiricahua Indians.
Alexander Kain: Eight years ago? Well, that's ridiculous. The boy couldn't have been more than twelve years old!
Sheriff Brand: You don't judge a rattlesnake by his age. He's a rattler whether he's got one rattle or a dozen.
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enjoyable
17 September 2000 | by maddog-42See all my reviews

I had forgotten this movie and how much I enjoyed it back in the 50's. I enjoyed most of Audie Murphy's westerns , but do not have a copy of "The Kid From Texas" (hope to get one soon). The only trouble with some of these movies is that when I see them as an adult, they are not the way I remembered them.


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