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Star in the Dust (1956)

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80 min | Drama, Romance, Western

A sheriff planning on legally hanging a killer, has to contend with farmers who want to lynch him, and cattlemen who want to help him escape.
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Director
Charles F. Haas (as Charles Haas)
Writers
Oscar Brodney (screenplay) | Lee Leighton (novel "Law Man")
Cinematographer
John L. Russell (as John L. Russell Jr.)
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Updated May 2, 1956

Release date
Jun 13, 1956 (United States)

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43 cast members
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John Agar
Sheriff Bill Jorden Sheriff Bill Jorden   See fewer
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Mamie Van Doren
Ellen Ballard Ellen Ballard   See fewer
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Richard Boone
Sam Hall Sam Hall   See fewer
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Coleen Gray
Nellie Mason Nellie Mason   See fewer
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Leif Erickson
George Ballard George Ballard   See fewer
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James Gleason
Orval Jones Orval Jones   See fewer
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Randy Stuart
Nan Hogan Nan Hogan   See fewer
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Terry Gilkyson
The Music Man The Music Man   See fewer
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Paul Fix
Mike MacNamara Mike MacNamara   See fewer
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Harry Morgan
Lew Hogan Lew Hogan   See fewer
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Stuart Randall
Jess Ryman Jess Ryman   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Ben Smith Ben Smith   See fewer
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John Daheim
Jiggs Larribee (as John Day) Jiggs Larribee (as John Day)   See fewer
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Stafford Repp
Leo Roos Leo Roos   See fewer
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Lewis Martin
Pastor Harris Pastor Harris   See fewer
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Renny McEvoy
Timothy Brown Timothy Brown   See fewer
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Jess Kirkpatrick
Ed Pardee (as Jesse Kirkpatrick) Ed Pardee (as Jesse Kirkpatrick)   See fewer
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James Parnell
Marv Tremain Marv Tremain   See fewer
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Anthony Jochim
Doc Quinn Doc Quinn   See fewer
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Carl Andre
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Bataran
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Booth
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Bose
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Brandt
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clint Eastwood
Tom - Ranch Hand (uncredited) Tom - Ranch Hand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Ingram
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Lawrence
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Lee
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth MacDonald
Hank (uncredited) Hank (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rankin Mansfield
Tad Barton (uncredited) Tad Barton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kermit Maynard
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul McGuire
Telegrapher (uncredited) Telegrapher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kansas Moehring
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rickey Murray
Joey (uncredited) Joey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erik Nielsen
Jimmy (uncredited) Jimmy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Roosevelt
Cattleman (uncredited) Cattleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sowards
Cattleman (uncredited) Cattleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Wallace
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Wootton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 409 votes