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Backlash (1956) was a Mystery - Romance Film directed by John Sturges and produced by Aaron Rosenberg.

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Backlash (1956)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 25, 2023 From 4 Star Films

Only in a western could we meet our protagonists in a sand trap known as Gila Valley. It says everything you need to know about the Arizona landscape, and then the sweeping Technicolor tones say a bit more. Richard Widmark is easy enough to place as an enigmatic figure. There’s a glint in his ... Read full article


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Jeff Welker: You're going to talk and I'm going to listen.


Jim Slater: There's things a man has to know and has to do, and it's best that he does them alone.


Jim Bonniwell: What's on your mind?
Jim Slater: I've spent six months looking for a killer. What do you do when he turns out to be your father?
Jim Bonniwell: Killer? Aren't you a little careless with your words, son? Yes, I kill when I have to. But I've never killed a man who wasn't trying to kill me. And that goes for the Sheriff in spite of his badge.


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