The Young Land (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Young Land (1959)





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Set during the 1840s just after California had achieved statehood and tensions between the recently defeated Spanish residents and the Anglo usurpers ran high, this western centers upon the landmark trial of a trigger-happy U.S. citizen accused of killing a Mexican during an illegal gunfight.

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Dennis Hopper
as Hatfield Carnes
Patrick Wayne
as Jim Ellison
Pat Wayne
as Sheriff Jim Ellison
Dan O'Herlihy
as Judge Millard Isham
Ken Curtis
as Lee Hearn
Yvonne Craig
as Elena de la Madrid
Roberto De La Madrid
as Don Roberto de la Madrid
Cliff Ketchum
as Ben Stroud
Tom Tiner
as Court Clerk
Cliff Lyons
as Jury Foreman
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A message film about interracial tensions, mostly known for featuring John Wayne's son Pat in the lead role and for its Oscar nominated song, Strange Are the Ways of Love.

October 5, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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