Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado
Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado is a 1956 American Western film starring Howard Duff and Victor Jory. It was based on a novel by Louis L'Amour about Tom Ketchum. This movie has yet to receive a home media release.
|Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado|
|Directed by||Earl Bellamy|
|Produced by||Sam Katzman|
|Written by||Jack Natteford|
|Based on||novel by Louis L'Amour|
|Cinematography||Fred Jackman, Jr.|
|Edited by||Saul A. Goodkind|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|April 4, 1956|
When a friend in New Mexico is about to be shot, Tom Ketchum draws his gun and kills the brother of Jared Tetlow, a wealthy cattleman. Tom goes to a ranch run by Nita Riordan and her father, where a relationship begins and marriage is discussed.
Tetlow returns, learns from Laurie Webster about the shooting and vows to get vengeance against the man who killed his brother. A cattle war begins as well, but law and order prevails and Tom decides to stay and settle down.
- "Train Robber – Black Jack Ketchum – Legends of America". www.legendsofamerica.com.