Carson City
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Carson City
When a final tally is made, it may turn out that Andre De Toth directed as many superior Randolph Scott westerns as the more celebrated Budd Boetticher. In De Toth's Carson City, Scott is cast as a railroad construction engineer known only as Silent Jeff. His plans to build a railroad line between Nevada's Carson City and Virginia City are met with hostility by the locals, who feel that where there are trains, there are bandits. Sure enough, a criminal gang headed by Big Jack Davis (Raymond Massey) and Jim Squires (James Millican) begins drawing up plans to plunder Carson City. When… More
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"Inside look at building railroads - from the days in which entertainment was often about science or technology."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"It was so rousing, visually pleasing and entertaining that I didn't seem to care how worn was the formulaic plot line."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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