The Lusty Men
1952 ‧ Western/Drama ‧ 1h 53m
7.4/10 · IMDb 100% · Rotten Tomatoes 3.9/5 · Letterboxd
In the American West of the 1950s, talented rodeo rider Jeff McCloud (Robert Mitchum) quits after an injury. Returning to his hometown, he gets a job on a ranch. He strikes up a friendship with Wes (Arthur Kennedy), a fellow ranch hand who dreams...
Release date: October 24, 1952 (USA)
Director: Nicholas Ray
Box office: 1.5 million USD (US rentals)
Music composed by: Roy Webb

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Directed by Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish. With Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy, Arthur Hunnicutt. Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud ...
The Lusty Men is a 1952 western film made by Wald-Krasna productions and RKO Radio Pictures. The film stars Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur ... Plot · Cast · Critical reception Based on: King of the Cowpokes; 1946 Life; by Claude Stanush Production company: Wald/Krasna Productions Starring: Susan Hayward; Robert Mitchum; Arthur Kennedy; Arthur Hunnicutt Directed by: Nicholas Ray
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Aspiring bronco-buster Arthur Kennedy hires Mitchum to train him for an upcoming rodeo, promising that they'll split the winnings. Complications arise when ...
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Meet a dame, kiss her quick!" the film's title and pulpy promotion belie its true nature as a kind of forlorn country ballad; as James Harvey writes, The Lusty Men is " ...
Oct 13, 2014 · Jeff takes a low-paying job on a ranch, where he befriends the young married couple of Wes (Arthur Kennedy) and Louise Merritt (Susan ...
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Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy and Arthur Hunnicutt star in Nicholas Ray's western about a faded rodeo star who mentors a younger rider but ...
The Lusty Men (1952) was an early work of Ray's, shot in striking black and white by cinematographer Lee Garmes, that takes place in the very male subculture ...