Desert Fury (Desert Town) 1947

Desert Fury

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An Old West gambler (John Hodiak) falls in love with the proper daughter (Lizabeth Scott) of a gambling-house madam.

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Critic Reviews for Desert Fury (Desert Town)

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Audience Reviews for Desert Fury (Desert Town)

  • Aug 03, 2014
    Richly color saturated noir that Mary Astor walks off with even though she's a supporting character. You can tell this was made early in Lancaster's career considering his part is so small. Lizabeth's car is drool worthy. Solid drama.
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  • May 02, 2012
    well this is just a hoot IF u can find it. it's a completely oddball technicolor noir with a very strong gay subtext, completely subverting the hayes code of the period. as a friend of mine put it, it's as if tennessee williams wrote a western. lizabeth scott looks amazing but mary astor steals the film. also this was technically burt lancaster's debut, altho it was held back from release for nearly a year. filmed in central arizona's verde valley where things haven't really changed much
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