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Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956)

Approved | | Western | 15 February 1956 (USA)
When the loot from a botched bank robbery disappears, the Hogan gang takes over the whole town and threatens to kill everyone if the loot is not found.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Whitey Turner
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Dirk Hogan
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Roy Hanford
Lisa Davis ...
Kathy Phillips
Katherine Warren ...
Mrs. Boggs (as Katharine Warren)
Percy Helton ...
Peter Boggs
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Doc Phillips
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Charles Hanford
Joseph Forte ...
Andrew Ferguson (as Joe Forte)
Wally Vernon ...
Okay, Okay aka Johnny Oakes
Paul E. Burns ...
Squint
Frank Fenton ...
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O'Neil
George Keymas ...
Daley
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Sam Morris
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Storyline

Part of an outlaw gang rides into town to rob the bank and their accomplice is the local undertaker. The robbery goes awry and they are captured but the money is not found. While the prisoners are being transferred, the rest of the gang overpowers the posse, frees the prisoners, and returns to town. The undertaker's wife finds the money and tries to flee putting the townspeople's life in jeopardy as the outlaw leader plans to start shooting them unless he gets the money. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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OUTLAWS HOLD A WHOLE TOWN HOSTAGE!---Then one man find the courage to fight back! (original 1-sheet poster) See more »

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15 February 1956 (USA)  »

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Law of Gunsight Pass  »

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After Okay leaves the bank with the money satchel, the undertaker takes the satchel from him to hide it in the coffin the next scene of Okay the money satchel reappears. See more »

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Better Than Expected
15 July 2014 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

An outlaw gang plots a bank robbery. Trouble is there's a double-cross in the works, plus a timetable and a wedding to contend with. Then too, not all the people in town can be trusted. So how will it all work out.

Money, money, who's got the money. $35 thousand stolen from the bank, but lost in the shootout that follows. This is a better-than-average western. Frankly, I had few expectations when I saw pedestrian Fred Sears as the director. He rarely adds anything on screen to the scripts. Here, however, he appears engaged with some good staging, especially in and around Vaszquez Rocks. Though I don't buy one guy (Brand) sticking-up a whole posse. And get a load of that windstorm, enough to blow Hollywood off the map, but it does add a lot to the climax. Note how there's even dust in the interiors—a good touch from somebody. I wonder if the big wind-blown cast got hazardous duty pay-- they deserved it. Anyhow, there're a number of sub-plots and lots of characters, plus a few twists, especially that overturned buckboard at the end. So bring your scorecard. Then too, no film with the great Neville Brand can afford to be passed up.


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