The Iron Sheriff (1957)

The Iron Sheriff (1957)





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In this western, a sheriff must testify against his own son. Though the sheriff believes his son is innocent of murder, he must relate a deathbed confession fingering his son for the crime. The sheriff's damning testimony leads to the son's conviction. Later the sheriff vindicates his boy by finding the real killer.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Western
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United Artists


Sterling Hayden
as Sheriff Samuel 'Sam' Galt
Darryl Hickman
as Benjamin 'Benjie' Galt
John Dehner
as Roger Pollock
Kent Taylor
as Phil Quincy
Walter Sande
as Marshal Ellison
Frank Ferguson
as D.A. Holloway
King Donovan
as Leveret
Mort Mills
as Range Det. Sutherland
Peter Miller
as Jackson Gallagher
Kathleen Nolan
as Kathi Walden
I. Stanford Jolley
as Eugene 'Gene' Walden
Will Wright
as Judge
Ray Walker
as Bilson
Bob Williams
as Tilyou
Robert B. Williams
as Sheriff Joe Tilyou
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Critic Reviews for The Iron Sheriff

All Critics (1)

A little too contrived for my taste.

Full Review… | July 30, 2010
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Audience Reviews for The Iron Sheriff


Satisfactory western packed full of old pros. Interesting as a character study of a man in an untenable position would have benefitted from a more talented lead actor than the wooden Hayden.

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