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Jubal (1956)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Western | 6 April 1956 (USA)
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

Director:

Delmer Daves

Writers:

Russell S. Hughes (screenplay), Delmer Daves (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Glenn Ford ... Jubal Troop
Ernest Borgnine ... Shep Horgan
Rod Steiger ... 'Pinky' Pinkum
Valerie French ... Mae Horgan
Felicia Farr ... Naomi Hoktor
Basil Ruysdael ... Shem Hoktor
Noah Beery Jr. ... Sam - Horgan Rider
Charles Bronson ... Reb Haislipp
John Dierkes ... Carson - Horgan Rider
Jack Elam ... McCoy - Bar 8 Rider
Robert Burton ... Dr. Grant
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Storyline

Found injured by rancher Shep Horgan, Jubal Troop is offered a job as cowhand and soon gains Shep's trust. Mae Horgan, feeling she's been trapped into marriage with Shep, takes a shine to Jubal, although he is more interested in Naomi Hoktor who is travelling with a wagon train camped on Shep's land. Pinky, until now top hand and used to Mae's favours himself, doesn't think much of the new deal and trouble is inevitable. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

THE SOMETIMES VIOLENT STORY OF A DRIFTIN' COWHAND! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Western

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jubal Troop See more »

Filming Locations:

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,800,000, 31 December 1956
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ernest Borgnine and Rod Steiger starred in the title role of "Marty". Steiger in the television version (Repertory Theatre: Marty (1953)) and Borgnine in the Academy Award winning movie, Marty (1955). See more »

Goofs

When Jubal first walks into the ranch house to eat breakfast, between two buildings behind him you can just see the front end of a 1940s-era pickup truck. A short time later as Shep walks into the house, the truck is gone. See more »

Quotes

Sam, Horgan Rider: You know, sometimes I think it's givin' the good Lord the worst of it to say He invented people.
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Referenced in America's Sweethearts (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Sobre las olas
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Music by Juventino Rosas
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Beautiful Scenery and Wonderful Acting
29 November 2004 | by jpholt1See all my reviews

This dramatic western is just what the doctor ordered. As fresh today as it was in 1956 when I was 2! The scenery alone is so impressive that watching Glenn Ford is just icing on the cake. These titanic actors really nail it on this film. I imagine the 'behind the scenes' horseplay was probably as good as what was captured on film. Ford is handsome as ever and decent down to his toes. Borgnine is a teddy bear that gets burned in the end. Steiger is the bad guy and is perfect for the role. A young Bronson in a small part shines. I watched this on the Western channel, which endlessly plays the same movies over and over. However I had never heard of this movie. Being a Glenn Ford fan, I figured that I'd at least watch the beginning. This film will not disappoint anyone who likes good writing, beautiful scenery and wonderful acting.


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