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The Violent Men Details


Rudolphe Maté directs the western The Violent Men, based on the novel Rough Company by Donald Hamilton. Edward G. Robinson plays Lee Wilkison, the bad-guy owner of Anchor Ranch with a plan to buy out all the smaller ranches to gain control of the valley. Barbara Stanwyck plays his wife Martha, who secretly has an affair with his brother, Cole (Brian Keith). Meanwhile, Cole hangs out with hired gun Wade Matlock (Richard Jaeckel) and his other girlfriend, Elena (Lita Milan). Glenn Ford plays ex-military man John Parrish, the good-guy small ranch owner who is willing to sell until one of his ranch hands turns up dead. He fights back with a vengance using his military training and sets his eyes on Wilkison's daughter, Judith (Dianne Foster). ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi


Glenn Ford
as John Parrish
Barbara Stanwyck
as Martha Wilkison
Edward G. Robinson
as Lew Wilkison
Dianne Foster
as Judith Wilkison
Brian Keith
as Cole Wilkison
May Wynn
as Caroline Vail
Warner Anderson
as Jim McCloud
Basil Ruysdael
as Tex Hinkleman
Lita Milan
as Elena
James Westerfield
as Magruder
Jack Kelly
as DeRosa
Willis B. Bouchey
as Sheriff Martin Kenner
Harry Shannon
as Purdue
Don C. Harvey
as Jackson
Robo Bechi
as Tony
Carl Andre
as Dryer
Katherine Warren
as Mrs. Vail
Robert Bice
John Halloran
as 2nd Farmer
Ethan Laidlaw
as Barfly
Richard Jaeckel
as Wade Matlock
Edmund Cobb
as Anchor Rider
Frank Ferguson
as Mahoney
Raymond Greenleaf
as Dr. Henry Crowell
John Halloran
as 2nd Farmer
Edmund Cobb
as Anchor Rider
Richard Jaeckel
as Wade Matlock
Frank Ferguson
as Mahoney
Ethan Laidlaw
as Barfly


Rudolph Maté
Lewis Rachmil
Harry Kleiner
Donald Hamilton
Book Author
W. Howard Greene
Burnett Guffey
Max Steiner
Composer (Music Score)
Morris W. Stoloff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jerome Thoms
Ross Bellah
Art Director
Louis Diage
Set Designer
Jean Louis
Costume Designer
Lambert Day
Sound/Sound Designer