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I Killed Wild Bill Hickok (1956)

Told in flashback, this is the story of the man that shot Wild Bill Hickok.

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Johnny Carpenter ...
Johnny Rebel (as John Forbes)
Helen Westcott ...
Belle Longtree
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Virginia Gibson ...
Anne James
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Jim Bailey
Frank 'Red' Carpenter ...
Ring Pardo
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Henry Longtree (as Stan Jolly)
R.J. Thomas ...
Tommy
Roy Canada ...
Nato
Harvey B. Dunn ...
Doc Reed (as Harvey Dunn)
Bill Chaney ...
Tex
Bron Dellar ...
Arizona Kid
Phil Barton ...
Pancho
William Mims ...
Dan (as Bill Mims)
Billy Dean ...
Bronco
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Told in flashback, this is the story of the man that shot Wild Bill Hickok.

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Obviously not going to be taught in History class.
30 April 2006 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

An amusing turn of events here. It's like if the Pope was a bad guy and Mehmet Ali Agca was the good guy, this movie twists events, uh, somewhat, and makes Wild Bill the scum of the earth, killing off Indians, taking bribes, killing people for their property, and the quest of one man, Johnny Rebel (Look THAT name up in your history books kids) to get rid of that gun totin' varmint once and for all! Ha ha! I suppose they put that in there to distract you from boring yourself out watching the many MANY MANNNY scenes of horses running around, and a white Palomino who seems to have a mind of it's own! No reason for this, unless it's some kind of really really deep metaphor involved that I missed. The ending for this actually is quite great though, as Johnny Rebel goes into town almost alone and singlehandedly kills everyone, no card game involved! WILD! Listen when one of the gang gets killed, someone yells "bang" off camera for their cue.


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