The Law and Jake Wade (1958)

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  • THE LAW AND JAKE WADE


    DIRECTED BY JOHN STURGES
    PRODUCED BY WILLIAM B. HAWKS
    METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER (MGM)



    Information from IMDb


    Plot Summary
    Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade,
    because once Clint did the same for him. Jake left Clint just after,
    but Clint finds him back and forces Jake to lead him to a loot Jake
    buried one year ago when he quitted Clint's gang.
    Written by Yepok


    Full Cast
    Robert Taylor ... Jake Wade
    Richard Widmark ... Clint Hollister
    Patricia Owens ... Peggy
    Robert Middleton ... Ortero
    Henry Silva ... Rennie
    DeForest Kelley ... Wexler (as De Forest Kelley)
    Burt Douglas ... Lieutenant
    Eddie Firestone ... Burke
    Fred Coby ... Deputy (uncredited)
    Gene Coogan ... Minor Role (uncredited)
    Richard H. Cutting ... Luke, Jake's Deputy (uncredited)
    Roy Engel ... Avery (uncredited)
    Al Ferguson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
    Rory Mallinson ... Deputy (uncredited)
    Reginald Simpson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
    Henry Wills ... Cavalry Sergeant (uncredited)


    Writing Credits
    William Bowers (screenplay)
    Marvin H. Albert (novel)


    Cinematography
    Robert Surtees


    Trivia
    Unknown


    Goofs
    Continuity
    When Marshall Wade comes into a town near the start of the movie leading an extra horse,
    he throws that horse's rein up against a rail and it drops right off.
    As he steps down from his horse, the other horse's rein is now tightly wound around the rail.


    Memorable Quotes


    Filming Locations
    Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, USA
    Death Valley National Park, California, USA

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

    Edited 3 times, last by ethanedwards ().

  • The Law and Jake Wade is a 1958 Metrocolor western released by MGM in CinemaScope,
    based on the 1956 novel by Marvin H. Albert and directed by John Sturges.

    The film was shot on location in California's High Sierra mountain range,
    Lone Pine and Death Valley.
    This movie was Robert Taylor's last A-picture as the top-billed lead.


    User Review

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

  • I am watching that movie now. In the town at the end of the movie they walk out of the saloon and across the street is a house that looks nearly identical to the glass front house in Bodie. Can anyone confirm where and if this town and house still exists?