The Broken Land

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The Broken Land
The Broken Land.jpg
Directed by John A. Bushelman
Produced by Leonard A. Schwartz
Roger Corman
Written by Edward J. Lakso
Starring Kent Taylor
Jack Nicholson
Diana Darrin
Music by Richard LaSalle
Cinematography Floyd Crosby
Edited by Carl Pierson[1]
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • April 2, 1962 (1962-04-02)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Broken Land is a 1962 CinemaScope DeLuxe Western film starring Kent Taylor, Diana Darrin, and Jack Nicholson. The film was directed by John A. Bushelman.

Plot summary[edit]

The film is about a cowboy who rides into a small town that is ruled with an iron fist by a corrupt sheriff. He becomes involved with a pretty young town girl and some residents who are trying to oust the sheriff, resulting in a robbery, a murder and his being pursued by a vengeful posse.


  • Kent Taylor as Marshal Jim Cogan
  • Diana Darrin as Mavera
  • Jody McCrea as Deputy Ed Flynn
  • Robert Sampson as Dave Dunson
  • Jack Nicholson as Will Brocious
  • Gary Sneed as Billy
  • Don Orlando as Frenchy Douchette
  • Helen Joseph as Ruth Flynn
  • H. Tom Cain as Mr. Flynn
  • Robert Hinkle as Dave
  • Bob Pollard

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