Law and Order (1953 film)

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Law and Order
Directed by Nathan Juran
Written by W.R. Burnett
Starring Ronald Reagan
Universal International Pictures
Release dates
  • 1953 (1953)
Running time 80 min
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1 million (US)[1]

Law and Order is a 1953 Western film starring Ronald Reagan.


Having cleaned up Tombstone, Arizona, marshal Frame Johnson (Ronald Reagan) quits after an attempted lynching. He hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie (Dorothy Malone). Before he can do so, he may have to clean up Cottonwood, too, making a great sacrifice to restore law and order.



  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954
  • Shooting stars: heroes and heroines of Western film by Archie P. McDonald.
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