El Paso

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Ex-confederate officer Clay Fletcher jumps at the chance to reunite with his once lady-friend, Susan Jeffers, when his father, Judge Fletcher, sends him on an errand to El Paso, Texas to get the signature of Susan's father, Judge Jeffers, on a legal document. Once there he finds the judge has become a drunk and a laughing stock, doing the bidding of local magnate Bert Donner and his running dog, Sheriff La Farge. Just as Clay starts straightening out the town's problems, events occur which force him to abandon the legal system and instead adopt the murderous tactics of a vigilante.

  1. Lewis R. Foster

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gladys Atwater


  3. J. Robert Bren


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Payne

    John Payne

    Sheriff La Farge

  2. Gail Russell

    Gail Russell

    Susan Jeffers

  3. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Sheriff La Farge

  4. George 'Gabby' Hayes

    George 'Gabby' Hayes

    Sheriff La Farge

  5. Dick Foran

    Dick Foran

    Sheriff La Farge

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El Paso
El Paso


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 22, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -



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