The Lawless Breed

Based on the exploits of notorious Texan John Wesley Hardin, played here convincingly by Rock Hudson. The film takes the Cecil B. DeMille approach of condemning evil by showing as much evil as the censor will allow. After nearly an hour of unrepentant perfidy, Hardin settles down to marry good woman Julie Adams. In middle age, he determines to steer his son clear of outlawry, resulting in a sentimental but non-maudlin finale. "The Lawless Breed" was reportedly instrumental in landing Hudson as starring role in George Stevens' "Giant" (1956).

Year: 1952
Genre: Westerns
Country: USA
Director: Raoul Walsh
Starring: Dennis Weaver, Hugh O'Brian, Julia Adams, Lee Van Cleef, Rock Hudson
Duration: 98 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Western



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