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Day of the Outlaw

Day of the Outlaw (1958)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1958 Wide

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Set in an isolated, snow-covered town in the far West, this story has a renegade army officer named Jack Bruhn (Burl Ives) and his henchmen riding into the town threatening their worst to the men and women there. Blaise Starrett (Robert Ryan) decides to agree to Bruhn's demands for someone knowledgeable to lead them away from the law and the town, to safety. Mortally wounded himself, Bruhn opts to take Starrett up on his offer in one last act of generosity toward the townspeople, sparing them

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Western, Classics

May 13, 2008

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Tragic Western with remarkable Winter landscapes and powerful lessons about non-violence.

January 1, 2011 Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television
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It's a beaut.

March 25, 2004 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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magnificent western! especially the last half hour. guess i'm in the mood for these snow bound landscapes lately. pity those poor horses. robert ryan gets a chance to really shine here. burl ives is terrific as the outlaws' leader
January 17, 2013
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