The Tall T

(1957)

Overview

Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom. Tension builds over the next 24 hours as Usher awaits a response to his demands and as a romantic attachment grows between Brennan and Doretta.

  1. Burt Kennedy

    Screenplay

  2. Budd Boetticher

    Director

  3. Elmore Leonard

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Randolph Scott

    Randolph Scott

    Pat Brennan

  2. Richard Boone

    Richard Boone

    Frank Usher

  3. Maureen O'Sullivan

    Maureen O'Sullivan

    Doretta Mims

  4. Arthur Hunnicutt

    Arthur Hunnicutt

    Ed Rintoon

  5. Skip Homeier

    Skip Homeier

    Billy Jack

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The Tall T
The Tall T

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Status Rumored

Release Information

  • April 2, 1957
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 18m

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