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The Road to Denver (1955)

Approved | | Western | 22 November 1955 (UK)
Two fugitive Texan brothers at odds with one another flee to Colorado where they take jobs with rival bosses.

Director:

Joseph Kane (as Joe Kane)

Writers:

Horace McCoy (screenplay), Allen Rivkin (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Payne ... Bill Mayhew
Mona Freeman ... Elizabeth Sutton
Lee J. Cobb ... Jim Donovan
Ray Middleton ... John Sutton
Skip Homeier ... Sam Mayhew
Andy Clyde ... Whipsaw Ellis
Lee Van Cleef ... Pecos Larry
Karl 'Killer' Davis ... Hunsaker (as Karl Davis)
Glenn Strange ... Big George
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... Buzz (as Buzz Henry)
Dan White ... Man in Buckboard (as Daniel White)
Robert Burton ... Pete
Anna Lee Carroll Anna Lee Carroll ... Miss Honeywell (as Anne Carroll)
Tex Terry Tex Terry ... Henchman
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Storyline

The Mayhew brothers flee from one Texas town to another as older brother Bill repeatedly attempts to keep younger brother Sam out of jail. Bill finally gives up on his younger brother and heads for Colorado. He gets a job and all is well until his brother shows up and takes a job that puts them on opposite sides of the law. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Face-To-Face and Pistol-To-Pistol! BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1955 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man from Texas See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Trucolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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[Prologue]
Bill Mayhew: In the old days of the west, the big cattle spreads had spring and fall round-ups. Then the steers to be sold became a trail herd pointed to the nearest railhead often hundreds of miles away. The trail was sometimes tough with rain, wind and snow.
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Referenced in Yeosajang (1959) See more »

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Don't waste your time with this western
31 March 2002 | by darth76See all my reviews

Although this western is an enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours, everything in it is so predictable and the acting so mediocre that does not really worth anybody's time. True, it has some ideas, but it prefers the easy solutions right from the beginning. I have given it 4 out of 10.


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