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The Moonlighter (1953)

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78 min | Western

A cattle herder turned rustler runs from a lynch mob and falls, again, for an ex-lover.
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Director
Writer
Niven Busch (story and screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Terry O. Morse (as Terry Morse)
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Release date
Sep 19, 1953 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Fred MacMurray
Wes Anderson Wes Anderson   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Cole Gardner Cole Gardner   See fewer
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William Ching
Tom Anderson Tom Anderson   See fewer
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John Dierkes
Sheriff Daws Sheriff Daws   See fewer
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Morris Ankrum
Alexander Prince Alexander Prince   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Clemmons Usqubaugh - Undertaker Clemmons Usqubaugh - Undertaker   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Mr. Mott - Bank President Mr. Mott - Bank President   See fewer
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Myra Marsh
Mrs. Anderson Mrs. Anderson   See fewer
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Tom Keene
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Victor Adamson
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David Alpert
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Al Bain
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregg Barton
Bar X Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited) Bar X Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bice
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John Bose
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Clark
Telegrapher (uncredited) Telegrapher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joel Fluellen
Black Man in Jail Cell (uncredited) Black Man in Jail Cell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Mr. Gurley (uncredited) Mr. Gurley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dolores Fuller
Miss Buckwalter (uncredited) Miss Buckwalter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ron Gans
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Nancy Gilbert
Susie (uncredited) Susie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Greenway
Barbershop Customer (uncredited) Barbershop Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Haskell
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myron Healey
Deputy Joe Bayliss (uncredited) Deputy Joe Bayliss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Holden
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Horvath
Bar X Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited) Bar X Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hunter
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Ray Jones
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Jess Kirkpatrick
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Lynn
Old Timer (uncredited) Old Timer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Meeker
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Jack Montgomery
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Lew Morphy
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Burt Mustin
Turnkey (uncredited) Turnkey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anton Northpole
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Charles Perry
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Joey Ray
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Julian Rivero
Chico (uncredited) Chico (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Robinson
Diner Patron (uncredited) Diner Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Roth
Angry Man at Funeral (uncredited) Angry Man at Funeral (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Rowland
Marilla - Teenage Seeper (uncredited) Marilla - Teenage Seeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Almira Sessions
Angelica Usqubaugh (uncredited) Angelica Usqubaugh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen D. Sewall
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Tom Smith
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Earl Spainard
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Ted Stanhope
Wilbur - Bank Teller (uncredited) Wilbur - Bank Teller (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Steele
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Nick Stewart
Bank Janitor (uncredited) Bank Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slim Talbot
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Jack Tornek
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Harry Wilson
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5.8 / 10 | 532 votes