Stranger On Horseback
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Stranger On Horseback
In this western, a circuit judge uses his pistols to reinforce his judgments. He travels to one of his towns and finds that it is being run by a land baron. Trouble erupts when the judge tries the baron's son for murder. Though the townsfolk have been bullied into backing the baron on all matters, the judge still manages to find 12 courageous jurors to ensure a fair trial. Eventually the whole town, including the baron, rallies around the judge.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Good Western is full of visual style and a thirst for the rule of law."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"The B Western works mostly because Joel McCrea plays his lead role with conviction and the Ansco Color is appealing."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A diverting bit of old-time Western action."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
More reviews for Stranger On Horseback on Rotten Tomatoes