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Gun Fury (1953)

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After a stagecoach holdup, Frank Slayton's notorious gang leave Ben Warren for dead and head off with his fiancée. Warren follows, and although none of the townspeople he comes across are ... See full summary »

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Ben Warren
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Jennifer Ballard
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Frank Slayton (as Phil Carey)
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Estella Morales
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After a stagecoach holdup, Frank Slayton's notorious gang leave Ben Warren for dead and head off with his fiancée. Warren follows, and although none of the townspeople he comes across are prepared to help, he recruits two others who have sworn revenge on the ruthless Slayton. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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A WOMAN WRONGED...A MAN TO AVENGE HER!...and he rode south to do it! See more »


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11 November 1953 (USA)  »

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Mit der Waffe in der Hand  »

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Rock Hudson suffered an attack of appendicitis on the last day of filming. See more »

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Frank (Philip Carey) pistol-whips Jess (Leo Gorden) and gun is lost in ensuing fight. Jess's holster is empty as he pushes Jennifer (Donna Reed) through to adjoining room and gun is holstered as he emerges. See more »

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Tough, solid, overlooked western drama
11 April 2003 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

A rancher and a reformed outlaw pursue a band of kidnappers through the Arizona desert in a good western that never received its just due. Most of Rock Hudson's early films were westerns and he essays the role of a determined cowboy in fine style as he and Leo Gordon search for an outlaw band for very different reasons. The picture is strictly a pursuit and revenge western with colorful characters and scenery making an ordinary plot tense and exciting. Phil Carey and Donna Reed are major players here but are supported by great character actors such as Lee Marvin and Neville Brand. Carey is at his best as a glib but vain outlaw leader who covets betrothed Donna Reed for himself. Pat Hogan is good in his familiar role as an Indian and Roberta Haynes is tough and fiery as a spurned border mistress.


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