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Cast a Long Shadow
Movie #27
1959, United Artists

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Summary: Audie Murphy co-produced this film and plays the part of a luckless saddletramp, named Matt Brown, who doesn't mind having a drink to help forget his problems. But his luck seems to take a turn when he inherits a ranch from a man he thinks was his father. Determined to change his life, Brown is determined to make a success of himself. Not knowing that the ranch is deeply in debt, he takes a chance and goes on organizing a cattle drive, which the ranch badly money needed to keep the ranch afloat. Unfortunately, there are those who are ready to profit at Brown's failure and do not mind sabotaging his efforts to succeed. Will Brown be able to turn his life around? Will he succeed in getting the cattle to market? Or will Brown's reputation as a failure prove itself too much to overcome?
Studio ... United Artists
Released ... 1959
Genre ... Western
Length ... 82 minutes
Directed By ... Thomas Carr II
Written By ... Wayne D. Olverholser(author of novel)
Martin Goldsmith
Produced By ... Walter Mirisch
Cinematography By ... Wilfrid Cline
Audie Murphy ... Matt Brown
Terry Moore ... Janet Calvert
John Dehner ... Chip Donohue
James Best ... Sam Mullen
Rita Lynn ... Hortensia
Denver Pyle ... Preacher Harrison
Ann Doran ... Charlotte 'Ma' Calvert
Stacy S. Harris ... Eph Brown
Robert Foulk ... Hugh Rigdon
Wright King ... Noah Pringle
Claire Carleton ... Saloon Girl at Poker Game
Alan Dinehart III ... Dick Calvert
Terry Frost ... Wade
Nacho Galindo ... Hotel Keeper
Johnathan Hole ... Charlie Boles
Kermit Maynard ... Cattle Herder
Joe Partridge ... Ken Calvert
Dale Van Sickel ... Tough Poker Player
Rusty Wescoatt ... Townsman Churchgoer
Other Crew:
Original Music ... Gerald Fried
Costumes ... Sid Mintz
Editorial Department ... Richard V. Heermance
Sound Editor ... Bruce W. Schoengarth
Sound ... John Kean
Waldon O. Watson
Set Decorator ... Joseph Kish
Art Director ... David Milton
Music Supervisor ... Harold McGhan
Music Editor ... Harold E. McGhan
Makeup ... Vincent Romaine
Assistant Director ... Austen Jewell
Special Effects ... Mitt Rice
Properties ... Ted Mossman
Construction Supervisor ... James West
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