The Proud Ones

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  • 1956
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.9  (1,628)

The Proud Ones is a western movie from 1956 that takes place in a small town in Kansas during the late 1800s. The main character, Marshal Cass Silver (played by Robert Ryan), is tasked with keeping the peace in the town, which is experiencing a lot of turmoil due to an influx of cowboys who are passing through. At the beginning of the movie, we see the cowboys arriving in town and causing trouble in the local saloon. The owner of the saloon, Jake (played by James Westerfield), tries to kick them out, but they refuse to leave. Marshal Silver arrives on the scene and manages to disperse the cowboys without any violence, but he knows that this is just the beginning of the trouble.

The next day, a young cowboy named Thad Anderson (played by Jeffrey Hunter) arrives in town looking for work. Thad is an old friend of Marshal Silver's, and the two of them have a close relationship. However, Thad has a dark secret that he is keeping from everyone, including Marshal Silver.

As the days go by, tensions between the cowboys and the townspeople continue to rise. There are several violent incidents, including a shootout in the streets that results in the death of a local rancher. The people of the town start to become frightened and are looking to Marshal Silver to bring an end to the violence.

Meanwhile, Thad starts to fall in love with the town's schoolteacher, Sally (played by Virginia Mayo). Sally is attracted to Thad as well, but she is also wary of his past and the danger that he may bring to the town.

The climax of the movie comes when the cowboys decide to take matters into their own hands and attempt to drive out the townspeople. Marshal Silver must use all of his skills to stop them and prevent a full-scale war from breaking out.

Overall, The Proud Ones is a classic western that combines action, romance, and drama. The performances by Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, and Jeffrey Hunter are all excellent, and the movie does a great job of building tension and suspense throughout. It is a must-see for fans of the western genre and anyone who enjoys a good, old-fashioned showdown.

The Proud Ones is a 1956 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9.

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    1 hr 34 min
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    6.9  (1,628)