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Red Skies of Montana

1952 1h 29m Action List
Reviews 29% Audience Score 100+ Ratings
After battling a forest fire, fireman Cliff Mason (Richard Widmark) is found wandering in a daze, unable to remember how co-worker "Pop" Miller (Joe Sawyer) died. Though an investigation clears him of any suspicion, Miller's son, Ed (Jeffrey Hunter), suspects Cliff was responsible for his father's death. Unable to remember what happened and worried he might be a coward, Cliff leads his men against several dangerous fires in an attempt to prove his courage. Read More Read Less

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Michael E. Grost Classic Film and Television Dramatic look at forest fire fighters, with good story, acting and atmosphere. Aug 16, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Nice color photography and an involving story make this quite enjoyable. Richard Widmark gives his customarily assured performance anchoring the film. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member Dramatic look at forest fire fighters, with good story, acting and atmosphere. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member It's been a long time since I've seen this but I want to watch it again. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis After battling a forest fire, fireman Cliff Mason (Richard Widmark) is found wandering in a daze, unable to remember how co-worker "Pop" Miller (Joe Sawyer) died. Though an investigation clears him of any suspicion, Miller's son, Ed (Jeffrey Hunter), suspects Cliff was responsible for his father's death. Unable to remember what happened and worried he might be a coward, Cliff leads his men against several dangerous fires in an attempt to prove his courage.
Director
Joseph M. Newman
Genre
Action
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 29m