Silver River

Synopsis: Unjustly booted out of the cavalry, Mike McComb strikes out for Nevada, and deciding never to be used again, ruthlessly works his way up to becoming one of the most powerful silver magnates in the west. His empire begins to fall apart as the other mining combines rise against him and his stubbornness loses him the support of his wife and old friends.
Genre: Romance, Western
Director(s): Raoul Walsh
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  1 win.
110 min

Can't you make an 11?

Where's honest harry?

I want my money back.

Are you honest harry?

Wait a minute. Now somebody's

gonna get hurt here.

He's my friend. What do

you think you're doing?

We'll show ya.

How would you like a nice crack

in the skull with this?

I wouldn't like it.

A tulip!

Now you better start

kicking up the dirt

while you're still

on your feet.

Rough exterior but

a heart of gold.

Yeah. Hard and yellow.

Hey, pistol.


Can you still

blow a bugle?

A what? A bugle. Can you blow a bugle?

I guess I could

if I had a bugle.

Go get one.


Sound assembly.

Can they court-

martial you twice?


columns in fours, men.

Columns in fours.

All right, line up,

line up, stretch it out.

Attention, left face!

Now then, men,

listen carefully.

I have orders I want

carried out immediately.

This camp is a disgrace,

and there's the cause of it

over there.

Honest harry's. Gambling.

Crooked dice, bad liquor.

You boys didn't lose your money,

you were robbed.

Attention. I'm gonna put

a stop to this.

Go in there and give them

a little of the old army boot.

All right, men. Break ranks.

Double quick.

Let's go!

You wanna get hurt?


Well done, men,

I'm proud of you.

Now take these hoodlums

and ride them out of town

on a fence rail.

Don't treat 'em too rough...

just barely kill 'em.

Now where is the tulip?

There he is, over there.

He's out cold as a fish.

Well, take him and

throw him in the river.

This is a new one on me.

Stand aside, son. I have

a way with those things.


Thank you.

All right, boys.

There it is.

There's the money those

thieves stole from you.

Hey, don't break up

that gambling equipment.

The provost marshall might

need that for evidence.

When the provost

gets through with it,

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Stephen Longstreet

Stephen Longstreet (April 18, 1907 – February 20, 2002) was an American author. Born Chauncey (later Henri) Weiner (sometimes Wiener), he was known as Stephen Longstreet from 1939. He wrote as Paul Haggard, David Ormsbee and Thomas Burton, and Longstreet, as well as his birth name. The 1948 Broadway musical High Button Shoes was based on Longstreet's semi-autobiographical 1946 novel, The Sisters Liked Them Handsome. Under contract at Warner Bros. in the 1940s, Longstreet wrote The Jolson Story and Stallion Road, based on his novel of the same name and starring Ronald Reagan. He later wrote The Helen Morgan Story, and as a television writer in the 1950s and 1960s he wrote for Playhouse 90. Longstreet's nonfiction works include San Francisco, '49 to '06 and Chicago: 1860 to 1920, as well as A Century on Wheels, The Story of Studebaker and a Jewish cookbook, The Joys of Jewish Cooking, that he wrote with his wife and occasional collaborator, Ethel. The world of jazz was a constant theme throughout Longstreet's life. A number of his books dealt with jazz, Including Jazz From A to Z: A Graphic Dictionary, his 100th book, published in 1989. He died on February 20, 2002. more…

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