Great Day in the Morning (1956) - Rotten Tomatoes

Great Day in the Morning (1956)





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When gold is discovered in the Colorado Territory at the start of the Civil War, Confederate Owen Pentecost (Robert Stack) and Union agent Stephen Kirby (Alex Nicol) battle with each other in a struggle to obtain the most gold to give to their respective armies.


Virginia Mayo
as Ann Merry Alaine
Robert Stack
as Owen Pentecost
Alex Nicol
as Stephen Kirby
Ruth Roman
as Boston Grant
Raymond Burr
as Jumbo Means
Leo Gordon
as Zeff Masterson
Regis Toomey
as Father Murphy
Carleton Young
as Col. Gibson
Donald MacDonald
as Gary Lawford
Peter Whitney
as Phil the Cannibal
Dan White
as Rogers
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Critic Reviews for Great Day in the Morning

All Critics (2)

Fascinating Western shows Tourneur's gift for visual style.

July 6, 2010 | Full Review…

Directed with skill and a good eye for detail by Jacques Tourneur.

October 18, 2005 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Great Day in the Morning


Not bad western that loses its way towards the conclusion. Ruth Roman stands out with a good tough down to earth performance, too bad the film doesn't treat her right.

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