The Proud Ones (1956)

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    • The Proud Ones (1956)

      THE PROUD ONES

      DIRECTED BY FOBERT D. WEBB
      MUSIC BY LIONEL NEWMAN
      TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION



      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      Marshal Silver is run out of town under suspicion of being a trigger-happy killer after shooting a hired gun of Honest John Barrett. A placid life in a new town is interrupted by the reappearance of Barrett, old enemies and the son of the hired gun from years ago, Anderson.
      Written by Doug White

      Cast
      Robert Ryan ... Marshal Cass Silver
      Virginia Mayo ... Sally
      Jeffrey Hunter ... Thad Anderson
      Robert Middleton ... Honest John Barrett
      Walter Brennan ... Jake
      Arthur O'Connell ... Jim Dexter
      Ken Clark ... Pike
      Rodolfo Acosta ... Chico
      George Mathews ... Dillon
      Fay Roope ... Markham
      Edward Platt ... Dr. Barlow
      Whit Bissell ... Mr. Sam Bolton
      William Fawcett ... Driver (uncredited)
      and many more...

      Directed
      Robert D. Webb

      Writing Credits
      Edmund H. North ... (screenplay) (as Edmund North) and
      Joseph Petracca ... (screenplay)
      Verne Athanas ... (novel)

      Produced
      Robert L. Jacks ... producer

      Music
      Lionel Newman

      Cinematography
      Lucien Ballard

      Trivia
      After the purchase of the novel in December 1952 Victor Mature, Robert Wagner and Debra Paget were tentatively set for the leads and that Frank P. Rosenberg was going to produce for 20th Century Fox.

      On November 2, 1955, it was announced that Gary Cooper was to star and that Gerd Oswald was to direct, and week later it was stated that Guy Madison was to play Thad.

      By late December 1955, it was announced that Robert Stack was to star, and that Guy Madison had dropped out of the cast to appear in Hilda Crane (1956).

      In February 1955 Gregory Peck was set to star.

      Average Shot Length = ~12.2 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~10.4 seconds.

      Goofs
      Continuity
      The bowls on the table (at 8.21 mins - 8.26 mins) disappear/are re-arranged between shots.

      Factual errors
      When the sheriff brings in two men for attempted robbery, he puts them in the cell without removing their gun belts.

      Memorable Quotes

      Filming Locations
      Tucson, Arizona, USA
      Old Tucson - 201 S. Kinney Road, Tucson, Arizona, USA
      20th Century Fox Ranch, Malibu Creek State Park - 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, California, USA
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • The Proud Ones is a 1956 western film directed by
      Robert D. Webb and starring Robert Ryan and Virginia Mayo.

      Apart from Robert Ryan,
      look out for Duke 'Pals' Walter Brennan, Jeffery Hunter, Wiliam Fawcett



      User Review

      Good solid Western Action!
      19 September 2005 | by BOB L'ALOGE (southwestern Arizona)

      bob wrote:




      The Proud Ones is just that: A Western about the proud men of the Old West starring Robert Ryan and Virginia Mayo and a host of other good performers. The plot is simple: A lawman is trying to keep peace in town when the trail drovers arrive. One of them, a young cowboy with two sixguns on his hips, has a grudge against the lawman because the lawman killed his father a few years earlier in another town. Ryan, playing the lawman, takes the youth under his wings and trains him. Eventually, he comes around. But that is not the main problem. Ryan, suffering a wound, is having trouble with his eye-sight and it's effecting his work. That will pose a great problem before the movie ends
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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