Westbound (1959)

In this western, a Union officer is ordered to start a stage coach line and to deliver gold shipments to the North from California. An enemy tries to steal the shipment so he can send it to the Confederates. Eventually the outlaw leader… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 23, 2009
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Westbound feels slightly different from the other entries, probably due to the absence of producer Harry Joe Brown and screenwriter Burt Kennedy, but it still has some extraordinary passages.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Underrated Western with sly commentary.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The programmer is saddled with a slight story, but Boetticher magically raises the film above average.

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