The Sundowners

Overview

Filmed in a two-tone process called Cinecolor, The Sundowners is a compact little western making good use of an old Hollywood chestnut. Robert Preston and Robert Sterling play two brothers who find themselves on opposite sides of the legal fence. Since Sterling rather than Preston has the mustache this time, Sterling's the bad guy. Caught in the crossfire is Preston's son, who is menaced by Sterling. This 1950 version should not be confused with the 1960 Warners film of the same name, which is set on an ...
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Overview

Filmed in a two-tone process called Cinecolor, The Sundowners is a compact little western making good use of an old Hollywood chestnut. Robert Preston and Robert Sterling play two brothers who find themselves on opposite sides of the legal fence. Since Sterling rather than Preston has the mustache this time, Sterling's the bad guy. Caught in the crossfire is Preston's son, who is menaced by Sterling. This 1950 version should not be confused with the 1960 Warners film of the same name, which is set on an Australian sheep ranch.
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Special Features

Digitally re-mastered; from 35mm negative; Scene selection menu; Bios; Photo gallery; VCI western promo; Bonus episode from "Stories From the Century" TV series
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2005
  • UPC: 089859836626
  • Original Release: 1950
  • Rating:

  • Source: Vci Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:23:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 48,340

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Preston Kid Wichita
Robert Sterling Tom Cloud
Chill Wills Sam Beard
John Litel John Gaul
Cathy Downs Mrs. Boyce
Jack Elam Boyce
John Drew Barrymore The Younger Brother
Don Haggerty Elmer Gaul
Stanley Price Fletcher
Clem Fuller Turkey
Frank Cordell Strake
David Kashner Batson
Technical Credits
George Templeton Director
Alberto Colombo Score Composer
John B. Goodman Art Director
Winton Hoch Cinematographer
Alan LeMay Producer, Screenwriter
Jack W. Ogilvie Editor
Rudy Schrager Score Composer
Irvin Talbot Musical Direction/Supervision
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Title [6:57]
2. Passin' Through [6:11]
3. Kid Whichitaw [11:26]
4. Slap in the Face [5:48]
5. Unwelcome Visits [6:51]
6. Layin' Low [6:44]
7. Gruesome Discovery [14:02]
8. Up at Sundown [3:49]
9. Late Night Visit [5:25]
10. Stand Off [7:00]
11. Whipped [6:28]
12. Bringing Down Whichitaw [3:57]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Feature
   Chapters
   Extras
      Episode From Stories of the Century: "Harry Tracy"
      Lobby Card Gallery
      Bios: Robert Preston
      Bios: John Drew Barrymore
      Bios: Jack Elam
      Bios: Chill Wills
      Bios: George Templeton
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