The Young Land (1959)


An American gunslinger kills a Mexican man in California immediately after the Mexican-American war. The killer is arrested and put on trial for murder with the Hispanic population waiting to learn of American justice.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff.
Writers: Norman S. Hall (screenplay) (as Norman Shannon Hall), John Reese (story “Frontier Frenzy”).
Stars: Patrick Wayne, Yvonne Craig, Dennis Hopper, Dan O’Herlihy, Roberto De La Madrid, Cliff Ketchum, Ken Curtis, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Ed Sweeny, John Quijada, Miguel Camacho, Tom Tiner, Carlos Romero, Eddie Juaregui, The Mariachis Los Reyes De Chapala.
Cinematographers: Winton C. Hoch (DP), Henry Sharp (DP).
Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin.

1960 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song (Dimitri Tiomkin (music) &
Ned Washington (lyrics)) – For the song “Strange Are the Ways of Love”.


Public domain film, you can find different copies of this one all over the internet, of all the copies I’ve seen this is the best looking one.

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  1. Bernard Belanger
    December 27, 2022

    Patrick Wayne is so good-looking but a terrible actor.

  2. James D
    December 28, 2022


  3. onur
    January 16, 2023

    happy that i watched it

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