Colorado Sundown

Colorado Sundown

Director: William Witney Cast: Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Slim Pickens

DVD (B&W)

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Overview

Rather than the usual cattlemen vs. sheep men conflict, this above-average Rex Allen western contrasts ranchers of all kinds with the Hurley Lumber Mill company, whose destructive business methods cause flashfloods that threatens to destroy all the grazing land in Pine Valley. Assuming to be the sole heirs to the Zeke Reynolds estate, a ranch with plenty of possibilities for timber interests, Carrie Hurley (June Vincent) and her brother Dan (Fred Graham) are dismayed to learn that the dear departed also saw fit to include Slim Pickens and distant relative Jacqueline Reynolds (Mary Ellen Kay) in his bequest. Having already murdered an inquisitive forest ranger (Russ Conway), the Hurleys are not about to share the lucrative Reynolds property but the homicidal brother-and-sister team bargains without Slim's boss, Rex Allen. When not battling the glacial Carrie Hurley and her henchmen, Allen and The Republic Rhythm Riders (who received introductory billing) perform "I'm Leaving on the Pine Valley Stage" "Under Colorado Stars" and the traditional "Down By the Riverside."

Product Details

Release Date: 05/18/2002
UPC: 0089218401298
Original Release: 1952
Source: Alpha Video
Presentation: [B&W]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rex Allen Himself
Mary Ellen Kay Jackie Reynolds
Slim Pickens Slim
June Vincent Carrie Hurley
Fred Graham Dan Hurley
John Daheim Dusty Hurley
Louise Beavers Mattie
Chester Clute Lawyer Davis
Clarence Straight Postman
Koko the Horse The Miracle Horse of the Movies
Republic Rhythm Riders Actor
Harry Harvey Dr. Sawyer
Joe McGuinn Sheriff
Russ Conway John T. Stocker
Stanley Blystone Bill
Bud Osborne Stage Driver
Rex Lease Rancher
Hal Price Rancher
Edward Cassidy Rancher
Tex Terry Lumberman
George Bell Lumberman

Technical Credits
William Witney Director
R. Dale Butts Score Composer
William Lively Screenwriter
John MacBurnie Cinematographer
Tony Martinelli Editor
Eric Taylor Screenwriter
Edward J. White Producer

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