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Buchanan Rides Alone (1958)

Approved | | Drama, Western | August 1958 (USA)
Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder.

Director:

Budd Boetticher

Writers:

Charles Lang (screenplay), Jonas Ward (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Randolph Scott ... Tom Buchanan
Craig Stevens ... Abe Carbo
Barry Kelley ... Lew Agry
Tol Avery ... Judge Simon Agry
Peter Whitney ... Amos Agry
Manuel Rojas Manuel Rojas ... Juan de la Vega
L.Q. Jones ... Pecos Hill
Robert Anderson ... Waldo Peck
Joe De Santis ... Esteban Gomez
William Leslie ... Roy Agry
Jennifer Holden Jennifer Holden ... K.T.
Nacho Galindo ... Nacho
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Storyline

On his way home to West Texas, Tom Buchanan rides into the Californian border town of Agry, and into a feud between several members of the Agry family. In helping out a Mexican seeking revenge on one of them, Buchanan finds himself against the whole family. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines:

DOUBLE HANGING -- DOUBLE THRILLS! (original print ad - all caps)

Genres:

Drama | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Name's Buchanan See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Columbia Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In the initial barroom brawl where Tom Buchanan (Randolph Scott) is beat up, the man hitting him is swinging and missing by several obvious inches, especially the last two punches before Buchanan drops to the floor. See more »

Quotes

Lew Agry: Let's take him over to the jailhouse and wait for him to come to. When I hang a man, I like him to know what's going on.
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Connections

Referenced in Budd Boetticher: An American Original (2005) See more »

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Another great 'Good vs. Evil' (and 'Good' wins) Randolph Scott Western
9 February 2019 | by ccunning-73587See all my reviews

A great Randolph Scott Western. One of the 'Good verses Evil' movies that holly wood used to produce. Buchanan finds himself alone against a town owned by the corrupt Agry family. He struggles against the Agry's, using the brother's mutual dislike and suspicion between the brothers, with the help from a few friends he makes alone the way, to avoid being robbed & killed. Enough action along the way but not Clint Eastward spaghetti Western action packed and violent movie.


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