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Star in the Dust

Star in the Dust(1956)

Also Known As: Law Man |

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In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker

Cast & Crew

Charles Haas Director
John Agar Sheriff Bill Jordan
Mamie Van Doren Ellen Ballard
Richard Boone Sam Hall
Coleen Gray Nellie Mason
Leif Erickson George Ballard
James Gleason Orval Jones
Randy Stuart Nan Hogan
Terry Gilkyson The Music Man
Paul Fix Mike ["Mac"] MacNamara
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 2 May 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [up to 2:1]
EBX; AFI
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  80 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Standard 1950s Western Movie

    RAK 2016-11-25

    Very Gunsmokish-like. Standard tale of the righteous sheriff taking on the rich baron and his men, around a scheduled hanging. Love story thrown in, with... MORE>

  • Standard 1950s Western Fare

    RAK 2016-11-25

    Very Gunsmokish-type movie. Standard 1950s Western Movie fare with a righteous sheriff outnumbered by the opposition, with the standard range war backdrop... MORE>