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Status: Released

Runtime: 95

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1956-03-30

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Alternative Titles

  • Jeremy Rodack - Mein Wille ist Gesetz
Content Score: 86

5.7/10 (3 votes)


Jeremy Rodock is a tough horse rancher who strings up rustlers soon as look at them. Fresh out of Pennsylvania, Steve Miller finds it hard to get used to Rodock's ways, although he takes an immediate shine to his Greek girl Jocasta.


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Director: Robert Wise

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James Cagney

James Cagney
as Jeremy Rodock

Don Dubbins

Don Dubbins
as Steve Miller

Stephen McNally

Stephen McNally
as McNulty

Irene Papas

Irene Papas
as Jocasta Constantine

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A review by John Chard

Jeremy Rodock’s Valley.

Tribute to a Bad Man is directed by Robert Wise and adapted to screenplay by Michael Blankfort from the short story Hanging’s for the Lucky written by Jack Schaefer. A CinemaScope/Eastman Color production, it stars James Cagney, Don Dubbins, Stephen McNally and Irene Papas. Music is by Miklós Rózsa and cinematography by Robert Surtees.

Jeremy Rodock (Cagney) is a no nonsense rancher whose ruthless hold on his considerable spread of land includes hanging rustlers without trial or sentence. When young Steve Millar (Dubbins) helps Rodock in a time of need, he is off... read the rest.

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