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Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  1954 (UK)
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An outlaw gang on the lam encounters former associate Simon Bhumer and his gorgeous daughter, who's drawn to their leader Cully.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Cully
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Lolly Bhumer
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Bronco
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Simon Bhumer
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Maggie Flannery
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Dutch
Charles Drake ...
Jim Flannery
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Yaqui
Nestor Paiva ...
Greasy
Mary Field ...
Mrs. Pritchard
Robert F. Hoy ...
Smitty (as Robert Hoy)
Bob Herron ...
Evans (as Robert Herron)
Regis Parton ...
Bank Cashier (as Reg Parton)
Donald Kerr ...
Town Loafer
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Storyline

At a desert inn, Cully's outlaw gang meet former associate Simon Bhumer, now planning to retire on a farm with his wild, luscious daughter Lolly. On a stormy night, Cully and Lolly almost have an affair, broken up by Simon who still has a fast draw. But later, as the gang heads for the border after a bank robbery, they encounter the Bhumers and a band of renegade Apaches. It's soon a question of who is pursuing whom. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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outlaw | bandit | number in title | See All (3) »

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One for all and all for trouble!

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Western

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1954 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Shadow Valley  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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The Bhumers and Cully's gang are going in opposite directions when they first meet; yet their paths cross again the same night. See more »

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More Puns to the Order!
9 June 2004 | by (Proctorville, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This dull shoot-'em-up, a typical run-of-the-mill, cowboys 'n' Indians, robbers vs.posse oater, has one remarkably fascinating aspect: a bare-bones plot punctuated by surprisingly sexual imagery, much of which can be interpreted as homoerotic. Some scenes are steamingly obvious in their depiction of passion, and others are so gratuitously injected that they can only be seen as surreptitiously symbolic. (There's even a totally irrelevant pussycat with kittens). The creators must have had a bang-up good time foisting such a naughty piece on mid-fifties audiences, and modern viewers should have just as much fun ferreting out each and every nuance! Fans who favor peeking below the Production Code will have a ball!


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