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Cattle Empire (1958)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1958 (UK)
Released from prison, a trail boss is solicited by rival cattle barons to drive their respective cattle herds to Fort Clemson.

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Endre Bohem (screenplay), Eric Norden (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joel McCrea ... John Cord
Gloria Talbott ... Sandy Jeffrey
Don Haggerty ... Ralph Hamilton
Phyllis Coates ... Janice Hamilton
Bing Russell ... Douglas Hamilton
Richard Shannon Richard Shannon ... Garth
Paul Brinegar ... Tom Jefferson Jeffrey
Charles H. Gray ... Tom Powis (as Charles Gray)
Hal K. Dawson Hal K. Dawson ... George Washington Jeffrey
Patrick O'Moore ... Rex Cogswell
Duane Grey ... Juan Aruzza
William McGraw William McGraw ... Jim Whittaker (as Bill McGraw)
Jack Lomas Jack Lomas ... Sheriff Brewster
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Storyline

After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort Clemson. Complicating matters, a rival cattle baron also hires the cattle driver to lead his herd. Written by David Bassler

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Taglines:

Thundering herds battle for the winning of the West's wildest cattle empire! (US poster) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1958 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Rache des Texaners See more »

Filming Locations:

Elfrida, Arizona, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Emirau Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines (I) and Rocky Shahan all went on to co-star in the TV series "Rawhide" (1959). See more »

Goofs

Joel McCrea was wearing a yellow vest talking outside saloon with two buddies. When they entered the saloon seconds later, he was not wearing vest.When he eventually leaves the saloon he walks towards the door and is next seen by his horse and is then wearing his yellow waistcoat again. See more »

Quotes

Tom Jefferson Jeffrey: We'd stick by you till hell froze over and you could skate on it.
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Soundtracks

The Cowboy's Lament (Streets of Laredo)
(uncredited)
Traditional
Arranged by Paul Sawtell
Sung by Dan Haggerty
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Cattle Empire and the Great Joel Mcrae
15 July 2006 | by Hollycon1See all my reviews

Cattle Empire has a strong story line and I won't give it away, but give this film a chance. If you like Westerns this is a film you must see! It is probably considered a "B" movie, but so many Western movies are(supposedly). If you look at this film through the eyes of a person in 2006, it may seem like you could have written the script yourself, but it's not that simple. There are subplots galore and Joel Mcrae is involved in them all, to some extent. There are women on this ride and that alone brings problems for the men on the cattle drive. Enjoy this film for the era it was made in and don't judge too harshly. This is an excellent Saturday afternoon rainy day film.If you like your Westerns any time watch it on a Sunny afternoon, you'll enjoy it just the same. We are true Western fans! Enjoy!


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