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De vrouw die gelyncht moest worden (1953)

Woman They Almost Lynched (original title)
Laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border, the neutral Border City, its female mayor and city council, take no side in the ongoing Civil War and they're prepared to hang any troublemaker, Yankee or Confederate, who stirs the townsfolk up.

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writers:

Steve Fisher (screenplay), Michael Fessier (story in Saturday Evening Post)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Lund ... Lance Horton
Brian Donlevy ... Charles Quantrill
Audrey Totter ... Kate Quantrill
Joan Leslie ... Sally Maris
Ben Cooper ... Jesse James
Nina Varela ... Mayor Delilah Courtney
Jim Davis ... Cole Younger
Reed Hadley ... Bitterroot Bill Maris
Ann Savage ... Glenda
Virginia Christine ... Jenny
Marilyn Lindsey Marilyn Lindsey ... Rose
Nacho Galindo ... John Pablo
Ellen Corby ... First Townswoman
Minerva Urecal ... Mrs. Stuart
Dick Simmons ... Army Captain (as Richard Simmons)
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Storyline

During the Civil War, Border City is a town laying on the Missouri-Arkansas border at the base of the Ozark mountains.Despite its closeness to the North-South conflict, Border City professes its neutrality and fiercely imposes a 8 mile limit to any belligerent army.Young Sally Maris is arriving into Border City, from the East Coast, on the stagecoach, at the request of her brother who runs a saloon and hotel in town.Uppon approaching Border City, the stagecoach is stopped by a small Union Army patrol and passengers are checked out.The patrol commander offers to escort the stagecoach into town but on the way they are attacked by Quantrill's Raiders who kill the Union soldiers.The Raiders escort the stagecoach into town themselves.Among the Raiders are the James brothers, Charles Quantrill himself and Kate Quantrill, his wife.The town of Border City dislikes having these Raiders within the city limits and the mayor decides to send for the Union forces in order to rid Border City of the ... Written by nufs68

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Taglines:

WOMAN OF THE OUTLAWS...SWEETHEART OF JESSE JAMES...DESIRED BY COLE YOUNGER...SHE LED QUANTRILL'S DREADED RAIDERS! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1954 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

De vrouw die gelyncht moest worden See more »

Filming Locations:

Idyllwild, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally planned to be shot in Trucolor. See more »

Soundtracks

How Strange
(uncredited)
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Peggy Lee
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Unusual Western ruled by Women!!!
21 November 2017 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

The immortal silent movie's director Allan Dwann still alive in talked movies and made a outstanding and prolific career with more than 400 movies, probably never will be surpassed nowadays,this western wasn't any kind of forgotten gem or something like that,just a different kind,where the women are the major stars,Joan Leslie as new Saloon's owner,Audrey Totter as a evil and bitter Quantrill's wife and Nina Varela as the City's Mayor,all them strong and powerful,the story is usual settled during the civil war!!

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First watch: 2017 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 7


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