Colorado Territory (North of the Rio Grande)
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Colorado Territory (North of the Rio Grande)
Though not acknowledged by contemporary reviewers, Colorado Territory is a westernized remake of the 1941 crime drama High Sierra. Raoul Walsh, director of the earlier film, returns to helm the remake, doing a grand job on both occasions. Joel McCrea stars in the Humphrey Bogart role, playing a veteran outlaw who hopes to pull off one last, spectacular heist. Virginia Mayo portrays the Ida Lupino counterpart, a "bad" dance-hall girl who proves to be the only person who genuinely cares about McCrea's well-being. As in the earlier film, the climax finds McCrea making a futile bid… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Throws mud all over Horace Greeley's credo that the West is a place of opportunity."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Terrific Western shows Walsh's gift for storytelling and mountain landscape."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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