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Violent Saturday (1955)

Violent Saturday (1955)

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Movie Info

In this film, three bank robbers case a small Arizona mining town prior to pulling a hold-up, and the audience gets to know the various townsfolk as they're scrutinized by the crooks. A pacifistic Amish farmer is forced to take action when his children are threatened by the criminals.

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Cast

Victor Mature
as Shelley Martin
Richard Egan
as Boyd Fairchild
Tommy Noonan
as Harry Reeves
Billy Chapin
as Steve Martin
Brad Dexter
as Gil Clayton
Raymond Greenleaf
as Mr. Fairchild
Ann Morrison
as Mrs. Stadt
Donna Corcoran
as Anna Stadt
Kevin Corcoran
as David Stadt
Noreen Corcoran
as Mary Stadt
Harry Seymour
as Conductor
Jeri Weil
as Amish child
Pat Weil
as Amish Child
Sammy Ogg
as Amish Child
John Alderson
as Amish farmer
Esther Somers
as Amish woman on train
Florence Ravenel
as Miss Shirley
Dorothy Phillips
as Bank customer
Helen Mayon
as Mrs. Pilkas
Fred Shellac
as Signalman
Ellen Bowers
as Bank Teller
Mack Williams
as Drug Clerk
Richard Garrick
as Mr. Braden
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Critic Reviews for Violent Saturday

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

The cast is a museum exhibit on the nigh-extinct art of scaled-in American bit acting, with the magnificent Sylvia Sidney as the daughter of a prominent family brought low, her flashing pridefulness intact, and Tommy Noonan as a peeping poltroon.

February 27, 2008
Village Voice
Top Critic

... Ernest Borgnine as a pacifist Amish farmer plunging a pitchfork into the back of the devil character played by Lee Marvin ....

Full Review… | April 19, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Violent Saturday seems rooted in tradition, but as an exciting pulp story with a profound center, it manages to break all the rules.

February 27, 2008
New York Press

Audience Reviews for Violent Saturday

pretty great, like sirk meets siegel, or peyton place with armed robbery. gorgeous wide screen technicolor too

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

Super Reviewer

Some really great colors and compositions. "Stick these in your kisser and go suck on 'em. Now go back to your mother."

Tom S.
Tom S.

Super Reviewer

½

not that violent but interesting in that it threads together the lives of several key individuals as they are involved directly or indirectly in a bank heist

Harim Kim
Harim Kim

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