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Belle Starr's Daughter (1948)

Approved | | Western | 15 November 1948 (USA)
The daughter of famous outlaw Belle Starr arrives at the town where her mother was murdered to find her killer.

Director:

Lesley Selander

Writer:

W.R. Burnett (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Montgomery ... Marshal Tom Jackson
Rod Cameron ... Bob 'Bitter Creek' Yauntis
Ruth Roman ... Cimarron Rose
Wallace Ford ... Lafe Bailey
Charles Kemper ... Deputy Gaffer
William Phipps ... Yuma Talbott
Edith King Edith King ... Mrs. Allen
Jack Lambert ... Bronc Wilson
Fred Libby Fred Libby ... Slim Smith
Isabel Jewell ... Belle Starr
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Doc Benson
Chris-Pin Martin ... Spanish George (as Cris-Pin Martin)
Larry Johns Larry Johns ... Marshal Jed Purdy
Kenneth MacDonald ... Uncle Jim Davis
Christine Larson ... Marie (as Christine Larsen)
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Storyline

When Bob "Bitter Creek" Yauntis (Rod Cameron)is accused by Belle Starr (Isabel Jewell), Queen of the outlaws of Cherokee Flats, of disobeying her orders and killing the local Marshal, he is enraged and kills her. He takes charge of the gang. The new Marshal, Tom Jackson (George Montgomery), meets Rose (Ruth Roman), Belles's daughter who thinks Tom is responsible for her mother's death. He sets out to track down the gang and prove his innocence to Rose. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Bandit Queen & Desperadoes Who Killed For Her! See more »

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rose of Cimarron See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (VHS)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Lafe McKee. See more »

Quotes

Bob 'Bitter Creek' Yauntis: [to Cimarron Rose] You are about the prettiest girl I know... and the most bull-headed.
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O Susanna
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Written by Stephen Foster
Arranged by Edward Kilenyi
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Rod Cameron and Ruth Roman, outlaws, very good film
2 August 2011 | by tmwestSee all my reviews

Whoever lived through the old westerns will remember how we were always looking forwards to break the clichés, to see something different. The movies used to flirt with us specially in the trailers, by making the heroes seem to be bad. But there was always a catch, and at the end all would go back to the standard plot. Perhaps this explains why I felt thrilled seeing the pretty Ruth Roman being a bandit and at a certain point wearing the handkerchief mask. Whoever would not recognize her without the mask would have to be blind! But it was charming, and worth it. I am sure that was part of the trailer. And what about Rod Cameron as the bad guy? That was a great idea and he gives the best performance of all his films that I have seen. I have a certain difficulty to accept George Montgomery's hairstyle popular in the fifties, but awkward in our present days, but he was an OK actor and I always enjoyed his films, specially this one. Belle Starr's daughter is an amazingly well done unpretentious western directed by the efficient Lesley Selander


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