The Hangman

The Hangman

Director: Michael Curtiz Cast: Robert Taylor, Fess Parker, Jack Lord

DVD (Remastered / Wide Screen / Colorized)

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The Hangman is a stock western with a thin plot and cardboard characters, about a rigid, U.S. Marshal. Mackenzie Bovard (Robert Taylor) takes his job working for the federal government very seriously, and when he goes out to get the riff-raff that defy the laws of the land, he finds them and hangs them. This one-two punch does not sit well with a local community when he comes into their midst to pick up Johnny Bishop (Jack Lord). Johnny has turned himself around and is not only supported by his friends and neighbors, but also by the sheriff (Fess Parker). For the first time in his career, Mackenzie is faced with a serious challenge to his method of justice.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/26/2012
UPC: 0887090037907
Original Release: 1959
Rating: NR
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Colorized]
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 9,967

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Taylor Mackenzie Bovard
Fess Parker Sheriff Buck Weston
Jack Lord Johnny Bishop
Gene Evans Big Murph
Mickey Shaughnessy Al Cruse
Shirley Harmer Kitty Bishop
James Westerfield Herb Loftus
Mabel Albertson Person
Lucille Curtis Person
Tina Louise Selah Jennison

Technical Credits
Michael Curtiz Director
Henry Bumstead Art Director
Frank Freeman Producer
Loyal Griggs Cinematographer
Terrell O. Morse Editor
Dudley Nichols Screenwriter
Hal Pereira Art Director
Harry Sukman Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Hangman
1. Opening
2. Marshal & Sheriff
3. New Lady in Town
4. Setting a Trap
5. One More Try
6. New Plan
7. Day of the Arrest
8. Johnny's Friends

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