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Joel McCrea – Cattle Empire (1958)


Recently released from jail, ex-convict cowboy John Cord (Joel McCrea) is hired to drive a large herd of cattle to Fort Clemson. However, the man who hires him turns out to be the very same person that had Cord thrown in jail five years earlier for vandalizing his town in an alcohol-induced rampage. Though this town leader does not remember Cord, Cord remembers him all too well. He takes the job, knowing this could be the perfect opportunity to get back at the man who destroyed his life.

Initial release: April 28, 1958
Director: Charles Marquis Warren
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Cast: Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott
Music composed by: Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter
Written by: Daniel B. Ullman, Endre Bohem, Charles Marquis Warren

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