Cinema: The New Pictures, Dec. 6, 1948

The Man from Colorado (Columbia) puts a reverse twist on the old story of the G.I. who comes home from the wars and hires his colonel to sweep out the office. This time, the colonel (Glenn Ford) returns to Colorado territory after the Civil War, becomes a judge, and proceeds to mop up the prison floors with men formerly in the cavalry with him.

The colonel develops a nasty habit of passing the death sentence on everybody who frustrates or annoys him. Sooner or later, most of his ex-Army pals get on his nerves. Eventually...

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