Dawn at Socorro

Dawn at Socorro

Rory Calhoun
Director: George Sherman Cast: Rory Calhoun
Rory Calhoun
, Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
, David Brian
David Brian
George Sherman

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Overview

Rory Calhoun stars as veteran gunfighter Brett Wade in Dawn at Socorro. In a lengthy flashback, the audience learns why Wade has hung up his guns and turned to gambling. Upon meeting dance-hall girl Rannah Hayes (Piper Laurie), he vows to take her out of the shady saloon run by Dick Braden (David Brian). He engages Braden in a card game, winner take all, with Rannah as the stakes--only to lose everything. Sorely tempted to strap on his guns again to claim Rannah, Wade is saved from this fateful decision by the timely arrival of another notorious fast gun, Jimmy Rapp (Alex Nicol). Less of a traditional western than a character study, Dawn at Socorro received better-than-usual reviews when it first came out in July of 1954.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2014
UPC: 0025192181214
Original Release: 1954
Source: Universal Mod
Presentation: [Colorized]
Time: 1:21:00
Sales rank: 22,609

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rory Calhoun Brett Wade
Piper Laurie Rannah Hayes
David Brian Dick Braden
Kathleen Hughes Clare
Alex Nicol Jimmy Rapp
Edgar Buchanan Sheriff Cauthen
Mara Corday Letty Diamond
Roy Roberts Doc Jameson
Skip Homeier Buddy Ferris
James Millican Harry McNair
Stanley Andrews Old Man Ferris
Richard Garland Tom Ferris
Scott Lee Vince McNair
Paul Brinegar Desk Clerk
Forrest Taylor Jebb Hayes
Lee Van Cleef Earl Ferris
Philo McCullough Rancher
Tristram Coffin Man at table in saloon

Technical Credits
George Sherman Director
Alexander Golitzen Production Designer
William Alland Producer
Robert Clatworthy Production Designer
Edward A. Curtiss Editor
Joseph E. Gershenson Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Carl Guthrie Cinematographer
Arlo Guthrie Cinematographer
Jay A. Morley Costumes/Costume Designer
George Zuckerman Screenwriter

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