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Tension at Table Rock (3-Oct-1956)

Director: Charles Marquis Warren

Writer: Winston Miller

From novel: Bitter Sage by Frank Gruber

Music Composed and Conducted by: Dimitri Tiomkin

Producer: Sam Wiesenthal

Keywords: Western

A gunslinger has an undeserved reputation of having shot his best friend in the back, the false story immortalized in a popular ballad. Escaping his past by using an alias and keeping a low profile, trouble seems to find him anyway. But it is difficult to remain aloof when the town's ineffectual sheriff is unable to cope as they are inundated with lawless cowboys during a seasonal cattle drive. Good B-western; some plot similarities to Shane (1953), though not as well-paced.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Andrews
9-Oct-1914 8-Mar-1985 Sixteen Candles
Royal Dano
16-Nov-1922 15-May-1994 The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
John Dehner
23-Nov-1915 4-Feb-1992 Carousel
Angie Dickinson
30-Sep-1931   Police Woman
Richard Egan
29-Jul-1921 20-Jul-1987 Samuel Clegg on Capitol
DeForest Kelley
20-Jan-1920 11-Jun-1999 Dr. McCoy on Star Trek
Dorothy Malone
30-Jan-1925 19-Jan-2018 Written on the Wind
Cameron Mitchell
4-Nov-1918 6-Jul-1994 The High Chaparral


Richard Egan   ...   Wes Tancred
Dorothy Malone   ...   Lorna Miller
Cameron Mitchell   ...   Sheriff Miller
Billy Chapin   ...   Jody Burrows
Royal Dano   ...   Harry Jameson
Edward Andrews   ...   Kirk
John Dehner   ...   Hampton
DeForest Kelley   ...   Jim Breck
Joe DeSantis   ...   Ed Burrows
Angie Dickinson   ...   Cathy


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