This offbeat, lowbudget western casts sterling hayden as george hansen, a. Weird, offbeat western that resembles more to monte hellmans psychedelic movies rather than anything that came out of a hollywood studio during the zenith. Terror in a texas town was written by dalton trumbo, one of the hollywood ten. Naked alibi 1954 sterling hayden, gloria grahame, gene barry full movie most wanted movies. Showdown at boot hill full movie, western, hd, english free full westerns duration.
Sixty years later, terror in a texas town remains a sad. When swedishamerican whaler george hanson sterling hayden returns to his texas hometown after 20 years at sea, hes shocked to learn that his father was murdered just two days prior. Nov 16, 2017 the hero is george hansen sterling hayden, a swedish sailor who traveled to prairie city, texas, to live with his father sven ted stanhope, owner of a small farm just outside of town. Later, in the hotel saloon, george offers a drink to molly, crales wife, and then questions her. Lewis was able to combine the two genres in which he had excelled.
Empire, and ruled from kannauj and thanesar now a small town in haryana. Inspire your inbox sign up for daily fun facts about this day in history, updates, and special offers. Overview for his 41st and final feature film, joseph h. George tries talking to molly, crales wife, but ends up beaten unconscious and dumped on a train leaving town. The sheriff is in mcneils pocket and unwilling to help. Terror in a texas town 1958 stream and watch online. Through flashback we see the events that led to this peculiar confrontation. See also mike grosts long detailed analysis of this film on his website. A swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a. From the frenzied opening credits showing backwards the main scenes of the film to the final duel between a blackrobed ironhanded in the literal sense of the term gunfighter and a swedish whale hunter armed with a gig, this film is a masterpiece. May 04, 2015 on sunday night, two gunmen opened fire outside a complex in garland, texas, that was hosting a contest featuring cartoons of the prophet muhammad. Terror in a texas town wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. A minor cult classic, the last film directed by a major cult talent, joseph h. When swedishamerican whaler george hanson sterling hayden returns to his texas hometown after 20.
This kind of trashy bmovie dialogue runs like a thread of chewing gum. A swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that. The travels of john and sebastian cabot pdf online. Terror in a texas town western 1958 sterling hayden, sebastian cabot, carol kelly. William wylers bigbudget, color the big country and the lowbudget, blackandwhite. Terror in a texas town 1958, final confrontation youtube. Terror in a texas town 1958 terror in a texas town 1958. Terror in a texas town 1958 cast and crew moviefone. Like gun crazy, the more obscure terror in a texas town has. Terror in a texas town us, 1958, 77 minutes, black and white. Legendas terror in a texas town legendas portuguese br. The enemy below here is one of the best war movies ever, a chess game of cat and fish not mouse duration. This is a kind of baroque pre spaghetti western save the fact that it was shot in the u. Sterling hayden the killing gives an outstanding performance in this dark, exciting western from bmovie master joseph h.
It is the tale of a swedish whaler who returns from a voyage to find that avaricious landgrabber and wouldbe oil baron johnny crale has killed his. Thats because aside from a few novelties such as sterling hayden using a harpoon on the bad guy, it has a plot that is too familiar. A swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land. Though routinely saddled with what were perceived as b pictures, he managed to sometimes inject ambitious camerawork and innovative compositions into multiple genres as found in my name is julia ross, so dark the night. Lewis is known to western and noir aficionados for a handful of iconic titles. Sep 11, 2017 the film then jumps backward a few weeks to show hansen sr. A wealthy oil baron finds his strongarm plans thwarted by a scandinavian whaler who comes to town to visit his fathers ranch. With sterling hayden, sebastian cabot, carol kelly, eugene mazzola. Jan 02, 2015 chimesfreedom is updated regularly, so please stop by again soon. Terror in a texas town 1958 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The man in the directors chair for my name is julia ross, gun crazy and the big combo, lewis was one of the alltime greats in film noir. Legendas terror in a texas town subtitles download movie. Terror in a texas town 1958 sterling hayden, sebastian cabot. The year 1958 saw two westerns with similar stories.
The dead mans son, george hansen, arrives in town and finds out that his father has died, but isnt sure how or why. Of course the slogan is hyperbolic, but it references at least three of the pictures selling points. Sie konnen filme weder herunterladen noch komplett online sehen. May 24, 2011 the year 1958 saw two westerns with similar stories. Terror in a texas town is a 1958 american western film directed by joseph lewis and starring sterling hayden. A greedy oil man trying to buy up the swedes land might be the guilty party. Sterling hayden, sebastian cabot, carol kelly per the poster tagline its harpoon. He is buying up all of the land around the town but practically nothing.
Legendas terror in a texas town download movie and tv. Terror in a texas town film by lewis 1958 britannica. Armed with a harpoon, a swedish whaler is out for revenge after the death of his father. Moments later, crale and his men beat george and put him, unconscious, on a train. George hanson sterling hayden, the killing is an honest, hardworking whaler, who returns to his texas hometown. Modern south asian studies held in bonn germany in july 2010. Terror in a texas town 1958 this is a powerful story and deserves to be seen there is a small cult following around this film.
The good guy fights the climactic battle with a barbed whaling harpoon. If you like this website and wish to help defray the fees and costs for maintaining it, please support our sponsors by using their links posted on this page. In a small texas town, a swedish man, armed with a whale harpoon, is facing a gunslinger, dressed in all black. Most prominent in his filmography is 1950s gun crazy, which features an infamous thrill crazy, kill crazy couple played by peggie cummins. Few directors in hollywoods golden era could wring more style and visual cleverness out of very little money as joseph h.
Although molly reveals nothing, hansen deduces that crale murdered his father. Texas terror is a 1935 american monogram romantic western film directed by robert n. Sterling hayden, sebastian cabot, carol kelly, eugene martin, ned young, victor millan. Jul 27, 2017 the opening scenes, in which crale accepts the job to terrorize the town against the wishes of his equally weary girlfriend, seem like theyre setting him up to be the protagonist of the film. When george regains consciousness, he struggles back toward town. Terror in a texas town 1958 the movie database tmdb. Terror in a texas town 1958 sterling hayden, sebastian cabot, carol. Team trumbo with bmovie maestro joseph wagon wheel h.
Crale is about as far from heroic as it gets, but young imbues him with the air of a man who regrets what hes become but doesnt have the means or. May 20th, 2003 not yet rated 1 hr 20 min plot summary. As i watched terror in a texas town, i felt as if id seen this film many times before and would probably see something like it again. Bradbury and starring john wayne, gabby hayes and lucile brown. Upon returning from the high seas to settle down on his familys prairie estate, mariner george hanson sterling hayden discovers that his father has been slain by the evil ed mcneil sebastian cabot, who has also seized the land that is hansons by right. Stay in the know with the latest movie news and cast interviews at.307 138 131 144 1206 276 1190 102 1153 132 603 884 973 1425 617 77 101 386 164 162 350 763 1108 657 719 1173 401 842 39 931 860 745 202 1338 526 425 1439 537 31 1149 1360 181