Ramrod (1947)

Not Rated   |    |  Romance, Western


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Violent feud between Connie Dickason, the owner of the Circle 66 ranch and rancher Frank Ivey, the self-proclaimed boss of an otherwise public grazing land.


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  • Preston Foster in Ramrod (1947)
  • Veronica Lake and Joel McCrea in Ramrod (1947)
  • Veronica Lake in Ramrod (1947)
  • Veronica Lake and Donald Crisp in Ramrod (1947)
  • Veronica Lake in Ramrod (1947)

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16 November 2005 | ccthemovieman-1
7
| A Brutal Western
This was a surprisingly brutal western, more like a film noir from the late 1940s, with rough characters who shot first and thought later.

Among those with the rough attitudes was the female lead, Veronica Lake, who was nearing the end of her short career. Without the makeup and long blonde hair, she didn't look that pretty. The good guys were played by Joel McCrea and Donald Crisp.

Almost everyone in this film gets shot or killed. Many critics labeled this a B-movie but it sure had a lot of well-known actors for that label. Preston Foster, Don DeFore and Lloyd Bridges also star. The only actor who sounded B movie-ish was Arleen Whalen. Despite her good looks, I can see why she never made it to stardom.

I like black-and-white but this was film that would have looked better in some nice Technicolor with the great mountain scenery that was featured.

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