The Desperado

(1954)
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"Only a fool sticks his neck out for somebody else. Don't get in the habit of it." Outlaw gunslinger Sam Garrett (Wayne Morris) offers that sage wisdom to fellow fugitive Tom Cameron (James Lydon), who's on the run from the "Bluebellies," Texas State Police officers who wield a brutal iron fist of enforcement in the early 1870s. But quick-draw, hard-bitten Garrett soon decides not to take his own advice after young Cameron heads home to surrender - and instead gets framed for a revenge murder by a jealous rival for the affections of his girl (Beverly Garland).

  1. Thomas Carr

    Director

  2. Clifton Adams

    Novel

  3. Daniel Mainwaring

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Wayne Morris

    Wayne Morris

    Sam Garrett

  2. Jimmy Lydon

    Jimmy Lydon

    Tom Cameron

  3. Beverly Garland

    Beverly Garland

    Laurie Bannerman

  4. Rayford Barnes

    Rayford Barnes

    Ray Novak

  5. Dabbs Greer

    Dabbs Greer

    U.S. Marshal Jim Langley

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Status Released

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  • June 20, 1954
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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