Cinema: The New Westerns

Ride the High Country. Grey is the color of the hero's hair. He helped bring law and order to the West, but civilization has made the former marshal (Joel McCrea) obsolete. Then he gets the offer of man's work: bankers in the town of Hornitos want him to pick up and transport gold along lonely trails from a new strike in the High Sierras at a place candidly christened Coarse Gold. He runs across another ex-lawman (Randolph Scott), who is picking up pennies as a carnival sharpshooter. Scott agrees to go along, and suggests...

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