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Waco(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

Matt Boone (Bill Elliott as Wild Bill Elliott) kills Bull Clark (Ray Bennett) in self defense in a crooked poker game, and leaves Waco as he is certain he would not get a fair trial. He joins an outlaw gang led by Curly Ivers (I. Stanford Jolley), whose lieutenant is Lou Garcia (Paul Fierro), a killer. Following a bank holdup in Pecos, Matt is captured. Two of Waco's leading citizens, Richards (Terry Frost) and Farley (Pierce Lyden), pay the Pecos sheriff (Russ Whiteman) the reward Waco had posted for Matt and bring him back to Waco. There, they tell him they want him to be the sheriff and drive out the lawless element. Matt has trouble with Kathy Clark (Pamela Blake) and her cowhands but she soon realizes that Matt is not a killer, and is a honest lawmen. The Texas Rangers capture Ivers and his gang, except for Garcia who has sworn to kill Matt before he is ever captured. Ivers warns Matt of Garcia. Matt takes off his badge, opens Ivers' cell and starts out to find Garcia. Ivers gives Matt wrong directions and then Ivers prepares to shoot Garcia when he comes looking for Matt. Garcia shoots Ivers and Matt, arriving back in town, kills Garcia. Ivers dies after wishing future happiness for Matt and Cathy.

Cast & Crew

Lewis Collins Director
Wild Bill Elliott Matt Boone
Stanford Jolley [John] Curly Ivers
Pamela Blake Kathy Clark
Terry Frost [William] Richards
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White (Sepiatone) Distributions Co:  Monogram Distributing Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Monogram Productions, Inc., Silvermine Productions Co.
Duration(mins):  68 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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