The Palomino (1950)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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With The Palomino, Columbia Pictures inaugurated its policy of giving "class" to its medium-budget pictures by filming in Technicolor. Columbia stock player Jerome Courtland stars as Steve Norris, scion of a meat-packing family. Steve decides to go into another line of work when he meets Maria Guevara (Beverly Tyler), owner of an on-the-skids horse-breeding farm. Helping Maria put her operation back on its feet, Steve runs afoul of crooked horse-breeder Ben Lane (Roy Roberts), who has stolen the girl's prize palomino stallion for stud purposes. Palomino wisely contains elements that appeal to youngsters and grownups alike: and beside, one couldn't go wrong with a horse picture back in 1950.

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conflict, horse, love, mountains, owner, prize, ranch, rescue, son, strife