Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon

John Farrow (1950)

83min
U Certificate
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Review

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1940s beauty Hedy Lamarr had just made something of a comeback in the blockbuster Samson and Delilah when Paramount put her in this intriguing western, set just after the Civil War and directed by John Farrow (Mia's father). The script is by Jonathan Latimer, better known for film noirs such as The Big Clock, also directed by Farrow. Beautiful colour photography by Oscar-winning Charles Lang enhances the action, while Ray Milland is well cast as a Confederate officer working undercover to foil crooks out to exploit festering north-south antagonisms for their own benefit.

Summary

A performing sharpshooter is asked to help a beleaguered group of copper miners. Western, starring Ray Milland, Hedy Lamarr and Macdonald Carey.

Cast & Crew

Johnny Carter Ray Milland
Lisa Roselle Hedy Lamarr
Lane Travis Macdonald Carey
Caroline Desmond Mona Freeman
Lt Ord Harry Carey Jr
Mullins Frank Faylen
Ma Tarbet Hope Emerson
Theodosius Roberts Taylor Holmes
Director John Farrow
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColour
Drama