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Gunfighters (1947)

Passed  -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  15 July 1947 (USA)
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Gunfighter "Brazos" Kane lays aside his guns "forever" when he is forced to shoot his best friend, and decides to join another friend, Bob Tyrell, as a cowhand on the Inskip ranch. Upon ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Barbara Britton ...
Bess Banner
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Jane Banner
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Bard Macky
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Rancher Inskip
Steven Geray ...
Jose aka Uncle Joe
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Ben Orcutt
Charles Kemper ...
Sheriff Kiscaden
Grant Withers ...
Deputy Bill Yount
John Miles ...
Johnny O'Neil
Griff Barnett ...
Mr. Banner
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Gunfighter "Brazos" Kane lays aside his guns "forever" when he is forced to shoot his best friend, and decides to join another friend, Bob Tyrell, as a cowhand on the Inskip ranch. Upon arriving there he finds the bullet-riddled body of his friend. He carries the body to the Banner ranch, the largest in the territory, and is accused by Banner of murdering Tyrell; Banner orders Deputy Sheriff Bill Yount, who is in Banner's pay, to arrest Kane. But Kane has the sympathy of Banner's daughter, Jane, who notifies Inskip of Kane's plight, and Inskip arrives in time to prevent a lynching. Sheriff Kiscade dismisses the murder charge for lack of evidence. Brazos then sets out to find the killer of his friend. Bess Bannister, Jane's sister, is in love with the Banner ranch foreman, Bard Macky, and knowing that Bard killed Tyrell and that Kane will track him down, then hampers Kane's mission somewhat by pretending to be in love with him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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DARING! DASHING! DANGEROUS! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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15 July 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rächer ohne Waffen  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

As Inskip is shot and falls into the back of his buggy, his hat disappears and reappears on his head. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Tom calls out Brazos for a gunslinging showdown]
Tom: Brazos. Brazos!
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Referenced in The James Dean Story (1957) See more »

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This one had a great line by Kiscaden
14 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie the first time back in the late 1940's after reading the book "Twin Sombreros". When I taped it recently from the Westerns Channel, I noted that R. Scott's name was Brazos Keene in the book, but Brazos Kane in the movie. Also I still had a hard time telling the girls apart. The story drifted away a little from the book, the names were still familiar, Kiscaden, Inskip, Johnny, Beth and Jane. One of the greatest lines in Westerns was uttered by Kiscaden when he told Brazos that his badge represented the law..."if the man wearing it goes down, it just gets up and jumps on the pocket of another man, and keeps right on coming" (that's as close as I can remember the statement). You can still watch the movie, it was very interesting.


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