Cinema, Also Showing Mar. 27, 1950

The Outriders (MGM) is a horse opera with a Civil War overture and some of the prettiest scenery that Technicolor has ever coaxed out of the wide West. Three rebels (Joel McCrea, Barry Sullivan, James Whitmore) escape from a

Yankee prison camp in Missouri, join Quantrill's raiders and ride off to Santa Fe on a treacherous mission: to guide a gold-bearing wagon train into a bushwhackers' ambush. The wagons also carry beautiful, red-haired Arlene Dahl, who brings out strong, silent love in McCrea and villainous lust in Sullivan. Brought this far, any moviegoer should...

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