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Roughshod (1949)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 11 May 1949 (USA)
Wrangler Clay Phillips and his younger brother Steve are taking horses to their ranch near Sonora when they come across four dance hall girls heading the same way with a wrecked buggy. One ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Robson

Writers:

Peter Viertel (story), Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay) (as Geoffrey Homes) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Sterling ... Clay Phillips
Gloria Grahame ... Mary Wells
Claude Jarman Jr. ... Steve Phillips
John Ireland ... Lednov
Jeff Donnell ... Elaine Wyatt
Myrna Dell ... Helen Carter
Martha Hyer ... Marcia
George Cooper ... Jim Clayton
Jeff Corey ... Jed Graham
Sara Haden ... Ma Wyatt
James Bell ... Pa (Ed) Wyatt
Sean McClory ... Fowler (as Shawn McGlory)
Robert B. Williams ... McCall
Steve Savage Steve Savage ... Peters
Ed Cassidy ... Sheriff Gardner (as Edward Cassidy)
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Storyline

Wrangler Clay Phillips and his younger brother Steve are taking horses to their ranch near Sonora when they come across four dance hall girls heading the same way with a wrecked buggy. One of the girls is taken away by a boyfriend who came after her. Clay takes the girls on to the nearest ranch, where it turns out one of the girls is the homesteaders' wayward daughter. As Clay already has an escaped killer and his two fellow convicts after him he is reluctant to have to take the remaining two girls on with him but they are set on getting to Sonora. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines:

ROUGHSHOD HE FOUGHT! ROUGHSHOD HE LOVED! (original 6x9 newspaper ad - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Kampf um den Sonora-Pass See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonora, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film bombed at the box office, losing RKO $550,000 ($7.8M in 2019) according to studio records. See more »

Quotes

Clay Phillips: Where are you going?
Mary Wells: To the other side of the street.
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A Great Classic Gloria Grahame Film!
19 November 2004 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

This is a film I seemed to have missed over the years and I was glued to the TV screen because Gloria Grahame had a starring role in this Western Classic. Gloria Grahame (Mary Wells),"Oklahoma",'55, played a sweet sexy looking hooker who found herself falling in love with Robert Sterling,(Clay Phillips),"Showboat",'51, who was on a manhunt and had trouble trying to forget Mary Wells affairs with men in the various dance halls throughout the West. Claude Jarman, Jr., (Steve Phillips),"The Yearling",'46, was Clay Phillips brother who was very wise at knowing people, but did not know his ABC's, which Gloria was glad to teach him in a buckboard! If you are a Gloria Grahame fan, you will want to view this film, because Gloria was very young and extremely attractive at the start of a very short career. She should have been given better roles in Hollywood, but she was TYPE CAST too SOON!


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