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Writers:
Charles B. Griffith (screenplay) and
Mark Hanna (screenplay)
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Release Date:
June 1956 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Hired to kill the woman he loved!
Plot:
After her husband is gunned down, Rose Hood takes his place temporarily as marshal of a small Western town. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(2 articles)
DVD Playhouse--March 2011
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 1 March 2011, 12:01 AM, PST)

Josh Hartnett to Star in Post-Apocalyptic Western Gunslinger
 (From FilmJunk. 14 September 2009, 9:40 AM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

John Ireland ... Cane Miro

Beverly Garland ... Marshal Rose Hood

Allison Hayes ... Erica Page
Martin Kingsley ... Mayor Gideon Polk
Jonathan Haze ... Jake Hayes
Chris Alcaide ... Deputy Joshua Tate

Dick Miller ... Jimmy Tonto (as Richard Miller)
Bruno VeSota ... Zebelon Tabb (as Bruno Ve Sota)
Margaret Campbell ... Felicity Polk

William Schallert ... Marshal Scott Hood
Aaron Saxon ... Nate Signo
Chris Miller ... Tessie - a Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louanna Gardner ... Sadie (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Steve Mitchell ... Gunfighter (uncredited)

Paul Rapp ... Gunfighter (uncredited)
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Directed by
Roger Corman 
 
Writing credits
Charles B. Griffith (screenplay) and
Mark Hanna (screenplay)

Produced by
Roger Corman .... producer
David Kramarsky .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Russell Garcia (special music)
Ronald Stein 
 
Cinematography by
Frederick E. West (photography) (as Fred West)
 
Film Editing by
Charles Gross  (as Charles Gross Jr.)
 
Makeup Department
Jack Byron .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bartlett A. Carre .... assistant director (as Bart Carre)
 
Stunts
Paul Rapp .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Hannawalt .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ronald Stein .... musical director
 
Other crew
Roger Corman .... presenter
Chris Miller .... choreographer
 

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Runtime:
71 min | USA:83 min
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Color:
Color (Pathécolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-12 | Sweden:15 | USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Trivia:
According to Beverly Garland the first scene shot was a love scene between her and John Ireland. It was at 6:30 in the morning and their teeth were chattering. She says they had huge red biting ants crawling all over them during the scene, and the ants can be seen in the finished film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the brothel owner is speaking with the mayor, Wormy is supposed to enter through the door in the background. He blows his cue by entering too early, realizes this, and quickly slips back behind the door.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Rose Hood:Hi.
Marshal Scott Hood:Hi. Long night.
Rose Hood:A quiet one for a change.
Marshal Scott Hood:Aw, you shouldn't get up so early just to fetch my breakfast.
Rose Hood:What else is a Marshal's wife good for?
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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Remarkably bad, 14 July 2000
Author: MightyGorga

Not one of Roger Corman's more impressive efforts, this movie introduces us to a Western town whose citizens, judging from their acting skills, are all made of wood. Beverly Garland takes what could be a fascinating character, a wife avenging the death of her husband (the town's Marshal), and does nothing with it, while John Ireland, playing a hired assassin/love interest, is just as bland. The dialogue, meanwhile, is so bad it's hilarious. Corman ought to be ashamed.

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