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Actors: Cornel Wilde, Raymond Burr
Genres: Westerns
NR     2002     1hr 24min

Set in Old Spanish California of the 1800's, a dashing young rancher (Cornel Wilde) seeks vengeance for the murder of his wife (Yvonne de Carlo). Her identical twin (also played by Yvonne de Carlo) accompanies the ranc...  more »


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Actors: Cornel Wilde, Raymond Burr
Genres: Westerns
Sub-Genres: Westerns
Studio: Vci Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/25/2002
Original Release Date: 01/01/1954
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1954
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 24min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A passion for revenge
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 01/28/2009
(3 out of 5 stars)

"In director Alan Dwan's PASSION, Yvonne De Carlo plays both a murder victim and her sister.

Juan Obreon (Wilde) discovers he's impregnated one of twin sisters (De Carlo × 2). The girl becomes an unfortunate casualty of a range war her grandfather (Qualen) who's also killed, is waging against a local Don. Oberon's newborn son and high-spirited sister-in-law (De Carlo × 1) both barely survive. The story devolves into one of relentless, near-obsessive revenge on Obreon's part, and features a quite good Sierra Mountain climax.

Has an excellent supporting cast. Watch for Frank DeKova (Chief Wild Eagle on the 60's sitcom, F TROOP) as Martinez, also Stuart Whitman as a vaquero and TV Lone Ranger Clayton Moore as a lieutenant.

ALPHA VIDEO is a provider of vintage programming that's often unavailable elsewhere. Their prices are fair, but so is transfer quality of some of their offerings. None have undergone restoration, yet this product's rareness and an honest price make it a worthwhile purchase.

Also from ALPHA:
TOM TYLER DOUBLE FEATURE presents two vintage 1930s programmers featuring this 'B' picture cowboy star. In "Honor of the Mounted," Tom is a member of Canada's RCMP and in "Silent Valley" he's a sheriff who discovers that his future brother-in-law is leader of the gang of rustlers he's been tracking.

Parenthetical number preceding title is a 1 to 10 viewer poll rating found at a film resource website.

(5.3) Passion (1950) - Cornel Wilde/Yvonne DeCarlo/Raymond Burr/Lon Chaney Jr./Rodolfo Acosta/John Qualen/Anthony Caruso/Frank DeKova/Peter Coe/Don Dierkes/Richard Hale/Stuart Whitman (uncredited: Clayton Moore)"
Yvonne de Carlo
Searcher | Zurich, Switzerland | 09/03/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Strictly for Yvonne de Carlo-Fans. It's a B-Pictures with a likeable cast.
I used to like it better when I used to go to the movies. We both have grown a little bit older. Stangely Yvonne de Carlo hasn't. At least in this movie."