Run for Cover (Colorado)
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Run for Cover (Colorado)
In his first western since 1939's The Oklahoma Kid, James Cagney is a pillar of integrity in the Pine-Thomas production Run for Cover. Cagney plays Matt Dow, who at the beginning of the film has been released from prison after serving six years for a crime he didn't commit. Heading westward, Matt befriends young Davey Bishop (John Derek), whom he begins to regard as the son (or brother) he never had. When Davey is injured during a train holdup, Matt brings him to the farm of Mr. Swenson (Jean Hersholt) to convalesce. Here Matt falls in love with Swenson's daughter Helga (Viveca… More

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"It's not as obviously masterful as some of Ray's other films, it's at the very least an entertaining horse opera with Cagney close to his best."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Ray endows it with his usual themes of generational conflict and societal injustice, and does a powerful job getting these themes across."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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