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Broken Lance

Broken Lance(1954)

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Brief Synopsis

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

Cast & Crew

Edward Dmytryk Director
Spencer Tracy Matt Devereaux
Robert Wagner Joe Devereaux
Jean Peters Barbara
Richard Widmark Ben Devereaux
Katy Jurado Senora Devereaux
Hugh O'Brian Mike Devereaux
Eduard Franz Two Moons
Earl Holliman Denny Devereaux
E. G. Marshall The governor
Carl Benton Reid Clem Lawton
Philip Ober Van Cleve
Robert Burton McAndrews
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Jul 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  4-Track Stereo (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,648    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • BROKEN LANCE

    JOHN REES 2012-11-22

    Not necssarily a revierw as such! this is a superb film,with outstanding performances,I,m writing this in case anybody can help hoping that it,s read!I,m... MORE>

  • Wonderful Western -- Tracy magnificent

    Jack Jacoby 2010-10-23

    One of the greatest adult western dramas of all time, with theastonishing Spencer Tracy just excellent, as usual, and effortless in his performance. You... MORE>

  • Broken Lance (1954)

    James Higgins 2010-03-19

    75/100. Exceptionally fine western, with Spencer Tracy giving a superb performance. Very well produced, good cinematography. The acting by all is very... MORE>