Star in the Dust (1956)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Western, Traditional Western, Whodunit  |   Release Date - Jun 13, 1956 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker, the town banker, votes for the death penalty. Look carefully and see Clint Eastwood as a ranch hand.

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bad-guy, cowboy, good-guy, lawman, outlaw [Western], sheriff, town