The San Francisco Story

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Political, Western

McCrea is a wealthy California miner based in San Francisco, circa 1856. He's pals with Stevens, a newspaper editor who asks the miner for help in getting rid of Blackmer, an unscrupulous politician. De Carlo, Blackmer's girl friend, ends up falling for McCrea. The film finishes with a climactic shotgun duel between McCrea and Blackmer as they ride astride...read more

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McCrea is a wealthy California miner based in San Francisco, circa 1856. He's pals with Stevens, a newspaper editor who asks the miner for help in getting rid of Blackmer, an unscrupulous politician. De Carlo, Blackmer's girl friend, ends up falling for McCrea. The film finishes with a

climactic shotgun duel between McCrea and Blackmer as they ride astride their respective horses. This is a routine political melodrama punched up with some fine performances by the leads. The direction is good, with some nicely handled fight sequences.

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  • Review: McCrea is a wealthy California miner based in San Francisco, circa 1856. He's pals with Stevens, a newspaper editor who asks the miner for help in getting rid of Blackmer, an unscrupulous politician. De Carlo, Blackmer's girl friend, ends up falling for Mc… (more)

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