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Wichita (1955)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Western  |  3 July 1955 (USA)
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Former buffalo hunter and entrepreneur Wyatt Earp arrives in the lawless cattle town of Wichita Kansas. His skill as a gun-fighter make him a perfect candidate for Marshal but he refuses ... See full summary »

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Former buffalo hunter and entrepreneur Wyatt Earp arrives in the lawless cattle town of Wichita Kansas. His skill as a gun-fighter make him a perfect candidate for Marshal but he refuses the job until he feels morally obligated to bring law and order to this wild town. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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Sam Peckinpah, plays a bit part as a bank teller in this picture See more »

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When the cowboys are shooting up the town a streetlight in the foreground is shot out. It's not a gaslamp, but contains an incandescent light bulb, despite it not being invented yet. See more »

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Wichita
Music by Hans J. Salter (as Hans Salter)
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Tex Ritter
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It is for me a very good film, one of the best western of cinema's story. Jacques Tourneur proves here that he is a great director and if still many cinema critics are not convinced, I recommend them to read the book about Jacques Tourneur by Chris Fujiwara. I wait for the DVD coupled with for example the beautiful stranger on a horseback.


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