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The Cimarron Kid (1952)

Passed | | Western | 11 February 1952 (UK)
Unjustly accused of robbing the train he was riding home, Bill Doolin re-joins his old gang, participates in other robberies and becomes a wanted outlaw.

Director:

Budd Boetticher

Writers:

Louis Stevens (screenplay), Louis Stevens (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Audie Murphy ... Bill Doolin / The Cimarron Kid
Beverly Tyler ... Carrie Roberts
James Best ... Bitter Creek Dalton
Yvette Duguay ... Cimarron Rose (as Yvette Dugay)
John Hudson ... Dynamite Dick Dalton
Hugh O'Brian ... Red Buck
Roy Roberts ... Pat Roberts
David Wolfe ... Sam Swanson
Noah Beery Jr. ... Bob Dalton (as Noah Beery)
Leif Erickson ... Marshal John Sutton
John Hubbard ... George Weber
Frank Silvera ... Stacey Marshall
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Storyline

Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait. Written by Rita Richardson <RRichar790@aol.com>

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He led the last great outlaw raids !

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1952 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cimarron Kid See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film debut of William Reynolds. See more »

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Warden: Hate gets under a man's skin. It spoils his whole life. It's like a bad growth, kid. You got to get rid of it.
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James Best and Hugh O'Brien, who performed in this movie, were set to perform in the movie "Old Soldiers" but both passed away while the movie was in development. See more »

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A rip-roaring shoot-em-up with a great story line!
16 March 2007 | by azcowboysingrSee all my reviews

I never saw an Audie Murphy film I didn't like & this one is no exception. It is a real action packed shoot-em-up, but it also has a better than average plot to hold your attention between the action sequences that were Audie's trademarks. I knew Audie quite well, we used to shoot together at the various "fast draw" contests in CA that were popular back in the '60's. I can tell you this, anything you saw Audie do on film, he could do for real. He was one of the fastest guns in the movies, & he could do it with real bullets, not just blanks or wax bullets! He became a fine horseman, even riding some of his own horses in his films. Watch for Flying John, his horse that he rode in "Night Passage". Audie was a much better actor than he was ever given credit for, or allowed to be in Universal's films.


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