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Gun Belt (1953)

Approved | | Western | 24 July 1953 (USA)
Outlaw Matt Ringo escapes prison and wants to co-opt his former outlaw brother Billy into robbing a Wells Fargo money shipment but Billy has gone straight, the town Marshal is Wyatt Earp and the Clinton gang wants in on the deal.

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Billy Ringo
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Chip Ringo
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Arlene Reach
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Matt Ringo
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Ike Clinton
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Rusty Kolloway
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Mel Dixon
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Hugh Sanders ...
Douglas Frazer
Bruce Cowling ...
Joe Haworth ...
Hoke
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
Curley
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Endicott
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Texas Jack
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Turkey Creek
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Gunfighter Billy Ringo decides to hang up his guns, buy a ranch and marry Arlene Reach. His brother Matt, father of Chip, the nephew Ringo is trying to keep on the straight and narrow, with three other outlaws, Dixon, Hollaway and Hoke, frame Ringo into pulling a bank robbery with them. Pretending to side with them, after accidentally killing Matt, Ringo informs Marshal Wyatt Earp of their plan to rob a Wells Fargo express wagon. A gunfight ensues at the robbery and the three outlaws are killed and Ike Clinton, the ringleader, is turned over to Marshal Earp by Ringo. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THE KID...Hot-headed, hot-triggered...the most-feared name history ever ran from! (original poster) See more »

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24 July 1953 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Billy Ringo: Anyone who doesn't want to hang can step out and get shot!
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Cheesy 50's western
24 July 2001 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

A low budget 50's western that is not really all that bad. George Montgomery is the hero and Tab Hunter as his nephew. Hunter is so young in this movie that he's almost unrecognizable. You keep looking at him and thinking is that Tab Hunter? The villain is a real scary bad guy whose name is Ike Clinton. Why Clinton? Why not Clanton? Were they going for historical accuracy? The marshall in the town is named Virgil Earp so its hard to say what they were trying to do history-wise. It's slow-paced, melodramatic and cartoony: everything it should be.


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