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Der Galgenbaum (1959)  link to Der Galgenbaum on IMDb  

Nummer: 827

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7,2/10 (2858 Stimmen)

Originaltitel: The Hanging Tree

Land: USA, 107 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Englisch, Französisch

Genre: Western

Regisseur: Delmer Daves, Karl Malden, Vincent Sherman

In 1873, on the Gold Trail, Montana, the mysterious and controlling Dr. Joseph Frail arrives in the small town of Skull Creek with miners in a gold rush. Dr. Frail buys a cabin on the top of a hill and he sees the smalltime thief Rune wounded and chased by a mob that wants to hang him. Dr. Frail helps and heals Rune; but in return, he demands that the young man becomes his bond servant. The alcoholic healer and preacher George Grubb tells to the locals that Dr. Frail, who is an excellent gambler and gunfighter, is a devil and has a mysterious past but nobody gives attention to his words. Soon the stagecoach is robbed by thieves that kill the passengers but the coachman survives and three days later he reaches Skull Creek. He tells that the horses had speed down the hill with a young woman inside the stagecoach. The men organize a pursuit and the rude Frenchy Plante finds the Swedish Elizabeth Mahler burnt and blind. Dr. Frail and Rune take care of her and they learn that Elizabeth and...


Gary Cooper Dr. Joseph 'Doc' Frail
Maria Schell Elizabeth Mahler

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