Tribute to a Bad Man


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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  1. Michael Blankfort


  2. Jack Schaefer


  3. Robert Wise


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  1. James Cagney

    James Cagney

    Jeremy Rodock

  2. Don Dubbins

    Don Dubbins

    Steve Miller

  3. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally


  4. Irene Papas

    Irene Papas

    Jocasta Constantine

  5. Vic Morrow

    Vic Morrow

    Lars Peterson

  6. James Griffith

    James Griffith


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Status Released

Original Language Swedish

Runtime 1h 35m

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Release Information

  • March 30, 1956



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A review by John Chard

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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