The Broken Star

The Broken Star

Director: Lesley Selander Cast: Howard Duff, Lita Baron, Henry Calvin

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Director Lesley Selander, a western specialist with humble ambitions whose work has fostered a minor cult, was the man behind the megaphone in Broken Star. Bill Williams stars as a deputy sheriff who encounters stiff resistance when he investigates the murder of a Mexican. Only dance hall girl Lita Baron and marshal Addison Richards seem interested in bringing the culprit to justice. When Williams locates the guilty man, he wishes he hadn't; it turns out to be his best friend and fellow deputy Howard Duff. Striking a blow for tolerance (in standard western terms, of course), Broken Star is a solid medium-budget job from a modest but talented craftsman.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/09/2011
UPC: 0883904243700
Original Release: 1956
Source: Mgm Mod
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:22:00
Sales rank: 72,316

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Howard Duff Frank Smead
Lita Baron Conchita
Henry Calvin Thornton Wills
Douglas Fowley Hiram Charleton
Addison Richards Wayne Forrester
Joel Ashley Messendyke
John M. Pickard Van Horn
Dorothy Adams Mrs. Trail
Joe Dominguez Nachez
William "Bill" Phillips Doc Mott
William Williams Bill Gentry
Isabelita Conchita

Technical Credits
Lesley Selander Director
Paul Dunlap Score Composer
John C. Higgins Screenwriter
Howard W. Koch Producer
William Margulies Cinematographer
John Schreyer Editor

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