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Thumbnail for The Tall T (1957) The Tall T (1957)

Basics Critics:72Viewers:71Rusty:76
Category: Drama, Mystery/Noir/Thriller, WesternNotable as: Action/AdventureSub-Category: Western, Action Film, Action/Adventure, B-WesternRuntime: 78 minutesColor: colorLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Budd BoetticherScreenwriter: Burt KennedyMusic: Heinz Eric RoemheldCinematography: Charles Lawton Jr.Stars: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Henry Silva, Robert Burton, John Hubbard, Robert Anderson, Skip HomeierProducer: Burt Kennedy, Elmore LeonardStudio: Columbia PicturesAwards won: National Film RegistryAward details: (details at IMDb)
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The Tall T is a 1957 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, and Maureen O'Sullivan. Adapted by Burt Kennedy from the short story "The Captives" by Elmore Leonard, the film is about an independent former ranch foreman who is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by three ruthless outlaws. In 2000, The Tall T was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."


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