Vengeance Valley

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Starring Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, Sally Forrest, John Ireland, Ray Collins. Screenplay by Irving Ravetch, based on the novel by Luke Short. Produced by Nicholas Nayfack. Directed by Richard Thorpe.

Burt Lancaster stars as Owen Daybright, a hard-working ranch-hand raised like a son by rancher Arch Stroble (Ray Collins). Stroble's real son, Lee (Robert Walker) can't stand Owen, even though he has always been there to get him out of trouble. It finally comes to a head when Lee fathers an illigetimate child and frames Owen. Now the mother's brothers have come seeking vengeance!

An exciting Technicolor western based on the renowned novel by author and Saturday Evening Post contributor, Luke Short. Also starring Joanne Dru as Lee's neglected wife and Sally Forrest as the baby's mother.

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Picture
Originally released in 1951 -  83 min. - color - mono