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Kentucky Rifle (1955)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  1 July 1956 (USA)
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A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tobias Taylor
Lance Fuller ...
Jason Clay
Cathy Downs ...
Amy Connors
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Lon Setter
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Preacher Bently
Jeanne Cagney ...
Cordie Hay
Jess Barker ...
Daniel Foster
John Pickard ...
Reuben Hay
John Alvin ...
Luke Thomas
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Jed Williams
Rory Mallinson ...
Indian Chief
George Keymas ...
Interpreter
Clyde Houck ...
Clyde Thomas
Alice Ralph ...
Mrs. Thomas (as Alice Rolph)
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A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, and give the occupants an ultimatum: either the rifles or their lives. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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His Wits, Weapons and Women, Turned Defeat Into Victory!

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Western

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1 July 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El rifle de Kentucky  »

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[first lines]
Jason Clay: So, what do you think, Tobias.
Tobias Taylor: Jason, we get this bunch of cotterstoves over that last mountain pass, we be droppin' them tenderfeet down into the valley of the promised land. And to think of it - it's ole Sweet Betsy that's seein' us through safe. You made this, Jason. I'll want to tell you somethin', that's the sweetest piece of shootin' iron I ever had a grip on. Kentucky rifle!
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Sweet Betsy From Pike
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Traditional
Sung by Chill Wills
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So putrid, that even Ed Wood would have done it better
11 June 2006 | by (Spokane, WA) – See all my reviews

Out of the several hundred Westerns in my DVD collection, this one has to be the very worst. Totally incompetent. Hittleman must have been a better salesman than a movie maker to have even managed to raise what little money would have been needed to make this awful mess. It's devoid of even the campy charm that Ed Wood might have put into it. Wills, Downs, Holloway, & Cagney must have been hurting for money to have agreed to appear in something this bad. Released in 1956, the same year as George Stevens' Giant, Chill Wills must have been been rather amazed to find himself in two such different movie productions in the same year. I only wish that I could get back the time I wasted watching this trash.


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