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Having been falsely court marshaled for cowardice and sentenced to prison by the Army, Jed Kilton escapes and heads to Nevada Springs to see his kid brother. There he meets his old school friend Sam Ballou. But the two old friends soon find themselves on opposite sides and Sam has Jed arrested. Then when Jed's young brother sees one of Sam's men kill another man, the boy becomes Sam's intended victim.

  1. George Archainbaud


  2. Stuart E. McGowan


  3. Dorrell McGowan


  4. Paul Gangelin


  5. Robert Presnell Sr.


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  1. Richard Arlen

    Richard Arlen

    Capt. Jed Kilton

  2. Jane Frazee

    Jane Frazee

    Chiquita McSweeney

  3. Robert Livingston

    Robert Livingston

    Sam Ballou

  4. George 'Gabby' Hayes

    George 'Gabby' Hayes

    Hap Selby

  5. Lynne Roberts

    Lynne Roberts

    Judy Parker

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The Big Bonanza
The Big Bonanza


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Status Released

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  • December 30, 1944


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 8m

Budget -

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