Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Great Day in the Morning




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When gold is discovered in the Colorado Territory at the start of the Civil War, Confederate Owen Pentecost (Robert Stack) and Union agent Stephen Kirby (Alex Nicol) battle with each other in a struggle to obtain the most gold to give to their respective armies.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Action & Adventure
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Written By: Robert Hardy Andrews, Lesser Samuels
RKO Pictures


as Ann Merry Alaine

as Owen Pentecost

as Stephen Kirby

as Boston Grant

as Jumbo Means

as Zeff Masterson

as Father Murphy

as Col. Gibson

as Gary Lawford

as Phil the Cannibal

as Rogers

as Gary Lawford
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Fascinating Western shows Tourneur's gift for visual style.

Full Review… | July 6, 2010
Classic Film and Television

Directed with skill and a good eye for detail by Jacques Tourneur.

Full Review… | October 18, 2005
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Not bad western that loses its way towards the conclusion. Ruth Roman stands out with a good tough down to earth performance, too bad the film doesn't treat her right.

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