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My life at the movies.

The Utah Kid

1930 | United States | 57 min | More...
A still from The Utah Kid (1930)
  • Watched on C-: 3 stars (out of 5)
    on Thu Jan 14, 2021 via DVD V

    I watched The Utah Kid because it features an early performance from Boris Karloff. As a solid B-oater with competent leads and above-average photography and stunts, it surprised me. Cringe-worthy dialogue may litter the clunky script, which has the titular outlaw Kid fall for a woman kidnapped by his outlaw gang, but the barroom brawl’s choreography proved a standout, as did the Kid’s bloody bullet wound. For his part, Karloff proves forgettable as an evil henchman.

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