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Fury River (1961)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Keith Larsen ... Major Robert Rogers (archive footage)
Buddy Ebsen ... Sergeant Hunk Marriner (archive footage)
Don Burnett ... Ensign Langdon Towne (archive footage)
Luis Van Rooten Luis Van Rooten ... Mr. Duren (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rayford Barnes Rayford Barnes ... (archive footage)
Larry Chance ... Black Wolf (archive footage)
Harry Lauter ... (archive footage)
Denny Miller ... Cooper (archive footage)
Paul Picerni ... Guy Perro (archive footage)
Philip Tonge ... General Amherst (archive footage)
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1961 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Falle am Snake River, Die See more »

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Two of the episodes of this compilation were "The Vulture" and "Fight at the River". See more »

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Follows Mission of Danger (1960) See more »

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Paste-Up
2 April 2010 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

ROGER'S RANGERS was turned into a great motion picture by King Vidor, then, in the 1950s, in the wake of DAVY CROCKET, into a TV series -- and then episodes were cobbled together to make a short feature film.

The early segments show the TV nature of the material, since it shows the composition, set and studio-bound production set-ups of a TV show of the era. The second half, when they are in the field, opens up and is more visually interesting and there is a dynamite ending, but all of this falls to pieces because Keith Larsen, who takes the role of Major Rogers from Spencer Tracy in the original movie is.... well, he's no Spencer Tracy. He's good looking in a clean-cut 1950s manner -- in buckskins! -- but his acting is utterly stiff and his major speeches are delivered in monotones.

Buddy Ebsen is pretty good in his role of 'Hunk', but the rest of this movie is pretty much a waste of time.


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