Silver Lode
Silver Lode (1954)

Next to Slightly Scarlet, Silver Lode is the best of the many 1950s collaborations between producer Benedict Bogaeus and director Allan Dwan. Clearly inspired by High Noon, the story covers three hours in the lives of a group of westerners.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

In its understated lucidity, this 1954 Western, directed by Allan Dwan, is one of the greatest.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This anti-McCarthyism western was inspired by High Noon, only it's more explicit.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

The usually inexpressive John Payne is excellent as the tarnished hero Allan Dwan's sturdy 1954 western that twists into a nightmare of victimization and mob hysteria.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Along with the unique Passion (1954), this is my favorite of Dwan's Westerns.

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jay nixon
Only okay western with Lizabeth Scott miscast as the sweet young thing.