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Guns of the Timberland (1960)

Passed | | Western | 1 February 1960 (USA)
Feud between ranchers and lumberjacks over the issue of environment protection versus profits.

Director:

Robert D. Webb

Writers:

Louis L'Amour (novel), Joseph Petracca | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Alan Ladd ... Jim Hadley
Jeanne Crain ... Laura Riley
Gilbert Roland ... Monty Walker
Frankie Avalon ... Bert Harvey
Lyle Bettger ... Clay Bell
Noah Beery Jr. ... Blackie (as Noah Beery)
Verna Felton ... Aunt Sarah
Alana Ladd Alana Ladd ... Jane Peterson
Regis Toomey ... Sheriff Taylor
Johnny Seven ... Vince
George Selk ... Amos Stearns
Paul E. Burns ... Bill Burroughs
Henry Kulky ... Logger
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Storyline

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.

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Taglines:

The Story That Tore The Vast Timber Country Apart! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Frankie Avalon's first dramatic role, after appearing as himself in "Jamboree!" (1957). See more »

Goofs

During the forest fire scene hydro or telephone wires can seen running through the trees at one point. See more »

Quotes

Bert Harvey: Women... I'm surrounded by 'em.
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Soundtracks

Gee Whizz Whilikens Golly Gee
Lyrics by Mack David
Music by Jerry Livingston
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Liked a lot plus Alan Ladd and Jeanne Crain great
5 March 2021 | by pjlandis-59400See all my reviews

I like this movie a lot. Enjoyed watching Alan Ladd and Jeanne Crain.

It could have included some intellectual content about logging without decimating the forest being logged.

Lumber Jack song great: sorry I can not find recording online.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1960 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guns of the Timberlands See more »

Filming Locations:

Reno, Nevada, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jaguar Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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