The Lusty Men

by Nicholas Ray 1h53min United States 1952
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The Lusty Men
by Nicholas Ray

Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Susan Hayward : Louise Merritt
  • Robert Mitchum : Jeff McCloud
  • Arthur Kennedy : Wes Merritt
  • And with: Arthur Hunnicutt, Frank Faylen, Walter Coy


  • Director Nicholas Ray
  • Scenario Horace McCoy, David Dortort
  • Photo director Lee Garmes
  • Set Design Jack Mills, Darrell Silvera
  • Sound Phil Brigandi, Clem Portman
  • Editing Ralph Dawson
  • Original music Roy Webb
  • Producer Jerry Wald
  • Production Compagny Wald/Krasna Productions
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1952
  • Release date for France08/15/1953
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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