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The Man from Laramie (1955) was a Western Film directed by Anthony Mann and produced by William Goetz.

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James Stewart is The Man From Laramie

By Rick29 on Aug 7, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

James Stewart as Lockhart. Shortly after Will Lockhart delivers a load of supplies in the small town of Coronado, he runs afoul of Dave Waggoman. The son of a wealthy rancher, the psychotic Dave punishes Will for inadvertently trespassing on Waggoman land. Dave burns Will's wagons and kills several... Read full article


The Man From Laramie (1955)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 28, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The title says it all. James Stewart is the eponymous stranger who rides into town delivering a load of supplies to an isolated?outpost called Coronado. But that’s not his main business at hand. He’s searching for someone because he has some personal matters to take care of. In this smal... Read full article


The Man from Laramie (1955)

By Beatrice on Jun 23, 2013 From Flickers in Time

The Man from Laramie Directed by Anthony Mann 1955/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation/William Goetz Productions First viewing #295 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Kate Canady: Ugly, too. This is a Technicolor Cinemascope Western set in the wide open spaces of New Mexico. ?Its “noir... Read full article


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Quotes from

Will Lockhart: This is the most unfriendly country I've ever been in. Why is everybody so touchy?
Barbara Waggoman: It's a one man country and Alec Waggoman's the man.


Charley O'Leary: I liked workin' for you Mr. Lockhart; I sorta hate to leave ya.
Will Lockhart: Well, maybe this won't be the kind of work you like.
Charley O'Leary: If it's got anything to do with who's sellin' repeating rifles to the Apaches, I'd like to help you.


[first lines]
Will Lockhart: Whoa! Whoa! Whoa. We'll camp here for the night.
Charley O'Leary: We can go a coupla more miles 'fore sundown.
Will Lockhart: We'll camp here!
Charley O'Leary: You're the boss.


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Facts about

The last of James Stewart's Western collaborations with Anthony Mann.
Cathy O'Donnell was widely felt to be badly miscast as Barbara Waggoman.
The film has been described as a western version of King Lear.
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