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Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)

Approved | | Western | 15 March 1954 (UK)
When his father and brother are murdered by a corrupt lawyer and Sheriff duo, railroad surveyor Clay O'Mara plans his revenge, and is aided by former outlaw Whitey Kincade.

Director:

Jesse Hibbs

Writers:

George Zuckerman (screenplay), D.D. Beauchamp (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Audie Murphy ... Clay O'Mara
Susan Cabot ... Laurie Kenyon
Dan Duryea ... Whitey Kincade
Abbe Lane ... Kate
Russell Johnson ... Jed Ringer
Paul Birch ... Fred Kenyon
William Pullen William Pullen ... Tom Meredith
Jack Elam ... Tim Lowerie
Denver Pyle ... Rev. Moorehead
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Storyline

Railroad surveyer Clay O'Mara goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Whitey Kincade, who helps Clay, only to see how long the tenderfoot lasts. Outwitting several attempts on his life engineered by the crooked lawyer who set up his family, O'Mara and a wounded Kincade face the gang. Kincade wanted to protect O'Mara and redeem himself, and goes down shooting.

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No one with a badge ever rides back from Diablo!

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 March 1954 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Breckenridge Story See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This movie is playing at the RKO Chester Theatre in a scene from the United Artists' feature film of Paddy Chayefsky's "Marty" (1955) directed by Delbert Mann. The scene features Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair walking under the marquee and standing near the box office and a lobby poster display. See more »

Goofs

When O'Mara is fleeing with the white stallion, tyre tracks from the camera vehicle can be seen in the lower left corner of screen. See more »

Quotes

Clay O'Mara: Any relation to the Lowery Gang?
Whitey Kincaid: No relation. This is them!
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Connections

Referenced in Ljuset från Lund (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Noche de Ronda
(uncredited)
Written by Maria Teresa Lara
Performed by Abbe Lane
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one of the best Audie Murphy westerns
12 November 2000 | by tmwestSee all my reviews

Murphy is the guy looking for revenge,people tend to underestimate him, until he shows himself fast in the draw. One of the best things here is the relationship between Murphy and Dan Duryea. This film is very unpretentious and entertaining, and it´s a pity they don´t make westerns like this anymore.


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