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FULL SYNOPSIS

The Hangman is a stock western with a thin plot and cardboard characters, about a rigid, U.S. Marshal. Mackenzie Bovard (Robert Taylor) takes his job working for the federal government very seriously, and when he goes out to get the riff-raff that defy the laws of the land, he finds them and hangs them. This one-two punch does not sit well with a local community when he comes into their midst to pick up Johnny Bishop (Jack Lord). Johnny has turned himself around and is not only supported by his friends and neighbors, but also by the sheriff (Fess Parker). For the first time in his career, Mackenzie is faced with a serious challenge to his method of justice. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast

Robert Taylor
as Mackenzie Bovard
Fess Parker
as Sheriff Buck Weston
Jack Lord
as Johnny Bishop
Gene Evans
as Big Murph
Mickey Shaughnessy
as Al Cruse
Shirley Harmer
as Kitty Bishop
James Westerfield
as Herb Loftus
Lucille Curtis
as Person
Tina Louise
as Selah Jennison
Lucille Curtis
as Person

Crew

Michael Curtiz
Director
Dudley Nichols
Screenwriter
Loyal Griggs
Cinematographer
Terrell O. Morse
Editor
Henry Bumstead
Art Director
Hal Pereira
Art Director
Luke Short
Short Story Author
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