Silver Lode
Silver Lode (1954)

In this western, a damper is put on Dan Ballard's wedding day when a group of marshals ride into town claiming he is wanted for murder. As Dan attempts to prove his innocence, he struggles to remain out of the clutches of the phony… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 23, 1954
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2005
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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.