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The Westerner (1940)

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100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

Judge Roy Bean, a self-appointed hanging judge in Vinegarroon, Texas, befriends saddle tramp Cole Harden, who opposes Bean's policy against homesteaders.
Writers
Jo Swerling (screenplay) | Niven Busch (screenplay) | Stuart N. Lake (from the story by)
Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin (musical score)
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Budget
$2,000,000
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Release date
Sep 20, 1940 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Gary Cooper
Cole Harden Cole Harden   See fewer
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Walter Brennan
Judge Roy Bean Judge Roy Bean   See fewer
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Doris Davenport
Jane Ellen Mathews Jane Ellen Mathews   See fewer
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Fred Stone
Caliphet Mathews Caliphet Mathews   See fewer
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Forrest Tucker
Wade Harper Wade Harper   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Chickenfoot Chickenfoot   See fewer
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Chill Wills
Southeast Southeast   See fewer
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Lilian Bond
Lily Langtry Lily Langtry   See fewer
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Dana Andrews
Hod Johnson Hod Johnson   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Mort Borrow Mort Borrow   See fewer
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Trevor Bardette
Shad Wilkins Shad Wilkins   See fewer
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Tom Tyler
King Evans King Evans   See fewer
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Lucien Littlefield
The Stranger The Stranger   See fewer
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C.E. Anderson
Hezekiah Willever (uncredited) Hezekiah Willever (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Mr. Dixon - Homesteader (uncredited) Mr. Dixon - Homesteader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Beauman
Man Getting Haircut (uncredited) Man Getting Haircut (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Bell
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Bennett
Abigail (uncredited) Abigail (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Borzage
Joe Yates (uncredited) Joe Yates (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Coleman
Lily Langtry's Manager (uncredited) Lily Langtry's Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Man at Ticket Window (uncredited) Man at Ticket Window (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Connor
John Yancy (uncredited) John Yancy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Connors
Abraham Wilson (uncredited) Abraham Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Cordell
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Corey
Lee Webb (uncredited) Lee Webb (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe De La Cruz
Mex (uncredited) Mex (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Foster
Janice (uncredited) Janice (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gillis
Leon Beauregard (uncredited) Leon Beauregard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Gray
Eph Stringer - Homesteader (uncredited) Eph Stringer - Homesteader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aleth Hansen
Walt McGary (uncredited) Walt McGary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
Ticket Man (uncredited) Ticket Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Connie Leon
Lily Langtry's Maid (uncredited) Lily Langtry's Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Seth Tucker (uncredited) Seth Tucker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Corbet Morris
Orchestra Leader (uncredited) Orchestra Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Moulton
Charles Evans (uncredited) Charles Evans (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Pennick
Henry Williams (uncredited) Henry Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julian Rivero
Juan Gomez (uncredited) Juan Gomez (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Roquemore
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Annabelle Rousseau
Elizabeth (uncredited) Elizabeth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miriam Sherwin
Martha (uncredited) Martha (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Steele
Tex Cole (uncredited) Tex Cole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Tead
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lupita Tovar
Teresita (uncredited) Teresita (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackjack Ward
Buck Harrigan (uncredited) Buck Harrigan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Wells
Joe Lawrence (uncredited) Joe Lawrence (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 4,464 votes