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Gun Brothers (1956)

Approved | | Western | 15 September 1956 (USA)
After 6 years in the cavalry, Chad Santee plans to raise cattle with his brother Jubal but Jubal is involved in a different line of work.

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Chad Santee
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Rose Fargo
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Jubal Santee
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Shawnee Jack
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Yellowstone Kelly
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Meeteetse
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Blackjack Silk (as Jimmy Seay)
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Sheriff Jorgen
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Moose MacLain
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Molly MacLain
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Chad Santee heads west to join his brother, Jubal, who supposedly has a large cattle ranch. On the way he meets Rose Fargo and rescues her from the unwanted advances of a gambler, "Blackjack". When Chad and Rose arrive they find that Jubal and his partner, Shawnee, are really rustlers and outlaws. Jubal tries to get Chad to join them but he refuses, and leaves to set up his own homestead with Rose at his side. Later, the repentant Jubal comes to join him. Shawnee, angry at what he considers a double-cross, attacks the brothers with his gang. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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15 September 1956 (USA)  »

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Blood Brothers  »

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Trivia

Although not officially a remake, United Artists' 1961 film Gun Street (1961) is based on this film. Their plots are very similar and the writers for both films are the same. See more »

Goofs

When the stagecoach gets held up early in the movie, they are on a large dirt road and the team of horses is taken from the coach. As they camp that night, a large rock appears next to the rear wheel of the coach. This is an obvious interior shot much different from the earlier exterior shot. See more »

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Jubal Santee: I've still got other things to answer for. The day that trail east is open, there'll be a dozen men I could name slip out of Jackson Hole to find the nearest Sheriff.
Chad Santee: But that's blood money!
Jubal Santee: It's payable in gold isn't it, Chad? They say blood washes off gold.
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Remade as Gun Fight (1961) See more »

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A Surprise!
22 January 2008 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

I wasn't going to watch this one when I read the brief synopsis on the TV menu, however it was a cold day, so I thought-"What the heck." I was truly surprised. I wasn't expecting much from a low B flick featuring a beyond-the-prime Buster Crabbe. However, there was a lot to be said for this little effort. First of all the cast is simply great...Neville Brand, Michael Ansara, the sexy Lita Milan, the young and gorgeous Ann Richardson, even a young Slim Pickens! The plot is an old one, the older brother returns from the wars to discover that younger brother is in league with the baddies. But the acting and limited production values maintain interest throughout.

A pleasant surprise on a cold afternoon.


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