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A Day of Fury (1956)

Approved | | Western | 1 May 1956 (USA)
When gunslinger Jagade arrives in a law-abiding god-fearing town he manages to turn the townsfolk into scoff-law sinners while the town Marshal is powerless due to a moral debt to Jagade.

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Harmon Jones

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James Edmiston (screenplay), Oscar Brodney (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dale Robertson ... Jagade
Mara Corday ... Sharman Fulton
Jock Mahoney ... Marshal Allan Burnett
Carl Benton Reid ... Judge John J. McLean
Jan Merlin ... Billy Brand
John Dehner ... Preacher Jason
Dee Carroll Dee Carroll ... Miss Timmons
Sheila Bromley ... Marie
James Bell ... Doc Logan
Dani Crayne ... Claire
Howard Wendell Howard Wendell ... Vanryzin
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Duggen
Phil Chambers ... Burson
Sydney Mason Sydney Mason ... Beemans
Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. McLean
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Storyline

While on a manhunt the Marshal is saved by a passing gunslinger named Jagade. It is a time when law is coming to the west and when the gunslinger shows up in the Marshals' town the Marshal is caught between the town citezens fears and the debt he owes the gunslinger. The situation is further complicated by a previous relationship between the Marshal's fiancée and Jagade. Written by Dale Ray <daleray@jorsm.com>

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This Was The Day Of The Rope And The Ravager! See more »

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jagade See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

In scene whete ladies are coming back in to town When they pull up in front of saloon. One of the cowboys has a fitted ball cap on. See more »

Quotes

Preacher Jason: The wrath of the Lord must move through his servants. Evil has come to us and it must be driven out.
Marshal Allan Burnett: Crowds can get unruly, Preacher. Our common problem is a matter for the law.
Preacher Jason: You're the law! And since you do nothing, I must!
Marshal Allan Burnett: If you don't respect the cloth you're wearing, I won't either. You're inciting a lynch mob and I've got to stop you.
Preacher Jason: If you're accusing me of hiding behind the cloth, I'm out front now. This morning, Marshal, I was all fired up about performing a wedding over you. Now if...
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Trit Trot
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Traditional
Arranged by Henry Mancini
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Not One Of The Better Westerns
6 May 2006 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This movie was similar to Audie Murphy's "No Name On The Bullet," but it was better....but not by a whole lot. It was still too talky for a western.

The hero of the story, played by Jock Mahoney, was very bland and the female lead, played by Mara Corday, also offered little. The villain was the only interesting character. Dale Robertson played him. Mahoney and Robertson went on to star with TV westerns that were good.

The movie is only 72 minutes but really doesn't a whole lot, story-wise. You might see it on TV as it has never been issued on VHS or DVD. Since it's a free look, fine, but I don't think you'll be too impressed.


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