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The success of 1947's prompted RKO Radio to assemble another "outlaw rally," Return of the Badmen. Randolph Scott plays US marshal Vance, assigned to rid the Oklahoma Territory of outlaws. This proves to be quite a challenge, inasmuch as virtually every frontier bad guy has converged upon the territory. Led by the surly Sundance Kid (Robert Ryan), the rogue's gallery includes the Younger Brothers (Steve Brodie, Richard Powers, Robert Bray), the Daltons (Lex Barker, Walter Reed, Michael Harvey) and Billy the Kid (Dean White). For all the formidable villainy, the film's most fascinating conflict develops between the two heroines: feisty Cheyenne (Anne Jeffreys) and prim 'n' proper Madge Allen (Jacqueline White). Return of the Badmen posted a huge profit, spawning yet another "all-star" western from RKO, 1951's Jacqueline White. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Robert Armstrong
as Wild Bill Doolin
Lex Barker
as Emmett Dalton
Robert Bray
as John Younger
Steve Brodie
as Cole Younger
Robert Clarke
as Dave
Minna Gombell
as Emily
Lew Harvey
as Arkansas Kid
George "Gabby" Hayes
as John Pettit
Warren Jackson
as George Mason
Anne Jeffreys
as Cheyenne
Walter Reed
as Bob Dalton
Jason Robards, Sr.
as Judge Harper
Robert Ryan
as Sundance Kid
Randolph Scott
as Vance
Tom Tyler
as Wild Bill Yeager
Jacqueline White
as Madge Allen
Ernie S. Adams
as Leslie the Townsman
Lane Chandler
as Ed the Posse Leader
John Hamilton
as Doc Peters
Earl Hodgins
as Auctioneer
Kenneth MacDonald
as Col Markham
Charles McAvoy
as Elmer
Ida Moore
as Mrs. Moore
Bud Osborne
as Steve the Stagecoach Driver
Cyril Ring
as Bank Clerk
Harry Shannon
as Wade Templeton
Charles Stevens
as Grey Eagle
Forrest Taylor
as Farmer
Billy Vincent
Ronnie Ralph
as Tim Webster
Tom Keene
as Jim Younger
Charles Stevens
as Grey Eagle
Harry Shannon
as Wade Templeton
Ernie S. Adams
as Leslie the Townsman
Forrest Taylor
as Farmer
Kenneth MacDonald
as Col Markham
Ronnie Ralph
as Tim Webster
Lane Chandler
as Ed the Posse Leader
Ida Moore
as Mrs. Moore
John Hamilton
as Doc Peters
Cyril Ring
as Bank Clerk
Earl Hodgins
as Auctioneer
Bud Osborne
as Steve the Stagecoach Driver
Charles McAvoy
as Elmer

Crew

Ray Enright
Director
Nat Holt
Producer
Jack Natteford
Screenwriter
Luci Ward
Screenwriter
Charles O'Neal
Screenwriter
Roy Hunt
Cinematographer
Harry Revel
Songwriter
Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Mort Greene
Songwriter
Paul Sawtell
Composer (Music Score)
Albert S. D'Agostino
Art Director
Ralph Berger
Art Director
Darrell Silvera
Set Designer
Renie
Costume Designer
Gordon Bau
Makeup
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