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Title: Vengeance Valley (1951)
Post by: cigar joe on November 29, 2013, 04:03:03 AM
Directed by   Richard Thorpe, A cattle baron takes in an orphaned boy and raises him, causing his own son to resent the boy. As they get older the resentment festers into hatred, and eventually the real son frames his stepbrother for fathering an illegitimate child that is actually his, seeing it as an opportunity to get his half-brother out of the way so he can have his father's empire all to himself. Watchable 6/10

Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright
Robert Walker as Lee Strobie
Joanne Dru as Jen Strobie
Sally Forrest as Lily Fasken
John Ireland as Hub Fasken
Carleton Carpenter as Hewie, a loyal young ranch hand in love with Lily
Ray Collins as Arch Strobie
Ted de Corsia as Herb Backett, a cattle rustler Owen beats up
Hugh O'Brian as Dick Fasken
Will Wright as Mr. Willoughby, the ranch cook


Title: Re: Vengeance Valley (1951)
Post by: stanton on November 29, 2013, 05:55:32 AM
Forgettable film version of an ok novel. 4/10

Lancaster's only weak western?