Colorado Territory Overview:

Colorado Territory (1949) was a Western - Film Noir Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Anthony Veiller.


A Western set in the early days of the Wild West. Its antihero, outlaw Wes McQueen, has a long history of misdeeds and is unable to change. His love interest is an equally gutsy dance-hall girl, and together, on the run from an avenging posse, they try their best to remain alive and bullet-free.

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Colorado Carson: You can bust out of jail, maybe, or mud holes like I was in, but you can't bust out of what you are.
Wes McQueen: You can if you're set on it.
Colorado Carson: Can ya? Me? I was born under a chuckwagon. Never got much higher. Anything was a step up. Even getting hit by Reno was all velvet.

Dave Rickard: Have a drink, boy.
Wes McQueen: Are you supposed to have that stuff?
Dave Rickard: Oh, why not? We all got to die sometime. Me, you, and the whole cock-eyed world. It doesn't make much difference what kills us.

Fred Winslow: Are you new to this land, Mr. Rogers? The Promised Land, that's what it is. My father used to say, "The sun travels west... and so does opportunity."

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