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Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Approved | | Western | 12 December 1954 (USA)
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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Cully
Colleen Miller ...
Lolly Bhumer
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Bronco
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Simon Bhumer
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Maggie Flannery
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Dutch (as John Mc.Intire)
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Jim Flannery
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Yaqui
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Greasy
Mary Field ...
Mrs. Pritchard
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Smitty (as Robert Hoy)
Bob Herron ...
Evans (as Robert Herron)
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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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One for all and all for trouble!

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Western

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12 December 1954 (USA)  »

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Shadow Valley  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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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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good unpredictable story, torrid love scenes, neglected western

What made me see this film was an article I read about "the woman in the western", by Blake Lucas in the book "The Western Reader", where it is one of the films mentioned. Colleen Miller is a girl who is going to town with her father Walter Brennan and on the way meets outlaw Rory Calhoun, who is planning a bank robbery with three other members of the gang. Colleen is a very sensual girl and in no time she and Calhoun are having some of the most erotic scenes that I have ever seen on a movie. The story, by Louis L'Amour is good and unpredictable and it shows through Nina Foch and Colleen how a woman can be important in trying to stop a deadly fight between their men. The only criticism I have is about an Indian attack where stock shots seem to be used which do not blend so well. This is a totally neglected film which deserves to be seen.


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