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Broken Lance


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A feature film starring
Spencer Tracy , Robert Wagner
Spencer Tracy in one of his most powerful roles as Matt Devereaux , a ruthless cattle baron who has built up a ranching empire and expects his sons to follow him. When Devereaux finds himself in conflict with the mining interests which threaten to pollute his water, he looks to his sons for help. But family loyalties are strained by his tyrannical action.
Screenplay by RICHARD MURPHY based on a story by PHILIP YORDAN Produced by EDWARD DMYTRYK
Directed by SOL c. SIEGEL. Films: page 15


Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Robert Wagner
Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Matt Devereaux
Unknown: Richard Murphy
Story By: Philip Yordan
Produced By: Edward Dmytryk
Directed By: Sol C. Siegel.
Matt Devereaux: Spencer Tracy
Joe Devereaux: Robert Wagner
Ben: Richard Widmark
Barbara: Jean Peters
Senora Devereaux: Katy Jurado
Mike Devereaux: Hugh O'Brien
Two Moons: Eduard Franz
Denny Devereaux: Earl Holliman
Governor: E G Marshall
Clem Lawton: Carl Benton Reid
Van Cleve: Philip OBEr

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