Devil's Doorway


Devil's Doorway

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This unusual western follows the travails of a Shoshone Indian who wins the Congressional Medal of Honor for fighting in the Civil War and returns to his Wyoming home. There he finds trouble when he encounters an Indian-hating lawyer who allows homesteaders to settle on sacred Indian land.


Robert Taylor
as Lance Poole
Paula Raymond
as Orrie Masters
Louis Calhern
as Verne Coolan
Edgar Buchanan
as Zeke Carmody
Marshall Thompson
as Rod MacDougall
Rhys Williams
as Scotty MacDougall
Spring Byington
as Mrs. Masters
James Millican
as Ike Stapleton
Bruce Cowling
as Lt. Grimes
Fritz Leiber
as Mr. Poole
Harry Antrim
as Dr. C.O. MacQuillan
Chief John Big Tree
as Thundercloud
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Audience Reviews for Devil's Doorway

  • Sep 22, 2008
    remarkably enlightened western for 1950 in spite of robert taylor's cheesy performance as an indian. he's a shoshone civil war hero who comes home to fight for his ancestral land...with a female attorney. naturally things don't go well. anthony mann called this the best script he ever read. i got sucked into this one lol
    Stella D Super Reviewer

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