Saturday, October 2, 2010

THE TALL T (1957)

Randolph Scott is a tough rancher in town on errands. On his way back out to his spread he and a couple riding a stage are taken hostage by three blood-thirsty outlaws. The husband of the woman is a yellow-bellied wimp who instantly tells the bad guys that his wife's father is rich, so now it's up to Scott to outsmart these scumbags while they wait on their ransom.

Watchable story, but there's really not enough depth to the characters or the story to make it worth recommending. Scott was good, but he just didn't have the screen presence of John Wayne or Jimmy Stewart. I was a little disappointed. Worth watching if you're bored.