Trouble Comes to Town (1973)

A Southern sheriff brings into his home a black juvenile delinquent, who is the son of the man who saved his life during the Korean War.


Daniel Petrie


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lloyd Bridges ... Sheriff Porter Murdock
Pat Hingle ... Cecil Tabor
Hari Rhodes ... Horace Speare
Janet MacLachlan ... Naomi Speare
Sheree North ... Mrs. Murdock
Thomas Evans Thomas Evans ... Stacy Garrett
Joseph Bottoms ... Billy Keith
Damon Douglas Damon Douglas ... Darren Fox
James Wheaton ... Buchanan
Wilbert Gowdy Wilbert Gowdy ... Bubba Speare
Bill Zuckert ... DePaul
Thom Carney Thom Carney ... Baker
Morris Buchanan ... Stillman
Victor Izay ... Fogel
Betty Keeney Betty Keeney ... Nurse


A Southern sheriff brings into his home a black juvenile delinquent, who is the son of the man who saved his life during the Korean War.

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Release Date:

10 January 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El muchacho que llegó a la ciudad See more »

Filming Locations:

Colusa, California, USA

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Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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