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Duel on the Mississippi (1955)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, History | 16 September 1955 (USA)
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In 1820, André Tulane (Lex Barker), hot-tempered scion of a Louisiana plantation family, is debt-bound to Lili Scarlet (Patricia Medina),notorious gambling-ship queen, and the daughter of ... See full summary »

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... André Tulane
... Lili Scarlet
... Hugo Marat
... René LaFarge
... Jules Tulane
... Jacques Scarlet
... Anton
John Mansfield ... Louie
... Celeste Tulane
Louis Merrill ... Georges Gabriel (as Lou Merrill)
... Sheriff
... Bidault
... Gaspard
Vince Townsend Jr. ... Benedict (as Vince M. Townsend Jr.)
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In 1820, André Tulane (Lex Barker), hot-tempered scion of a Louisiana plantation family, is debt-bound to Lili Scarlet (Patricia Medina),notorious gambling-ship queen, and the daughter of Jacques Scarlet (Ian Keith (I)'), a former pirate with Jean Lafitte. André helps Lili fight off the river pirates led by her former Fiance Hugo Marat (Warren Stevens), after he has seized control of Lili's gambling-boat. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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LILI SCARLET...GAMBLING QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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16 September 1955 (USA)  »

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Duel sur le Mississipi  »

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Referenced in Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007) See more »

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An usual Sam Katzman production
11 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

No surprises from this movie. But a rare one. It Takes on the shores on the Mississippi, with gamblers, land owners, planters, pirates and pistol duels between Lex Barker and the bad guy - I don't remember his name. I have already seen that a thousand times.

Patricia Medina is also foreseeable in this second rate production.

But what could we wait from a Sam Katzman one, even directed by William Castle, no the Castle who will amaze us several years later with his chillers such as Macabre, Tingler, House on the Haunted Hill, Mr Sardonicus, etc...

We can however watch it without boredom.


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