The Baron of Arizona (1950) DVD9 Eclipse Series 5
The hero, or anti-hero, is James Addison Reavis, a real-life con artist who nearly pulled off a monumental scam in the Arizona territory during the 1870s and '80s.
Land clerk James Addison Reavis (Vincent Price) spends years setting up the biggest swindle of the 19th century, forging documents and records to establish that the poor Sofia de Peralta (Ellen Drew) is the rightful heir to an old Spanish land grant -- which encompasses most of the territory of Arizona. Government agent John Griff (Reed Hadley) tries to prove fraud but no evidence can be found. Reavis marries Sofia and proclaims himself the Baron of Arizona, but neither Sofia nor her adoptive father Pepito Alvarez (Vladimir Sokoloff) realize exactly what Addison is doing.

DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | 01:36:57 | 5.63 Gb + 3% rec
English (Dolby AC3, 1 ch, 192Kbps)
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Western

Director: Samuel Fuller
Cast: Vincent Price, Ellen Drew, Vladimir Sokoloff, Beulah Bondi, Robert Barrat, Margia Dean, I. Stanford Jolley
Country: USA

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