Alan Ladd stars in a Western from novelist Louis L'Amour. The conflict between loggers and ranchers in a western town turns violent when the ranchers believe the lumberjacks, led by Jim Hadley (Ladd--Shane), will destroy their rangeland in search of a quick profit.
The Story That Tore The Vast Timber Country Apart!
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Film producing debut for Aaron Spelling
. NOTE: Alan Ladd (I) had been so impressed by Spelling's work on two television pilots that he gave Spelling his first film producing job. See more
White Bread - in an early scene, one of the townspeople, outside of the stable, is eating a sandwich made with sliced white bread. In the era that the novel and movie were supposed to represent, not only was processed white bread not a thing, bread did not come sliced. See more
[showing Jim Hadley a deserted ghost town
Look around you, Hadley. This was once a thriving town, just like Deep Well. It was called "Green Meadows." That's funny, isn't it?
I don't think so.
Clay, my foreman, was born and raised in this town. He wanted to be a rancher, like his father before him. But he never got the chance. The loggers came and stripped all the trees from every mountain around here. They destroyed the watershed, but of course, that didn't matter to them. The first ...
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