The Desperate Mission

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The Desperate Mission ★★★ 1960

Joaquin Murietta (Montelban) is a Mexican nobleman acting as a Robin Hood for those oppressed by corrupt authorities in gold-rushed 1840s California, along with his outlaw sidekick Three-Fingered Jack. Action scenes are well staged and direction is tight making for a greatly satisfying western. 96m/C VHS . Ricardo Montalban, Slim Pickens, Roosevelt “Rosie” Grier, Earl Holliman; D: Earl Bellamy; W: Rick Collins, Jack Guss. VIDEO

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