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Fury at Showdown (1957)

Approved | | Drama, Western | 5 July 1957 (Finland)
After serving a year for a killing in self-defense, gunfighter Brock Mitchell tries to help his younger brother save his ranch but a crooked lawyer has other ideas.

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Brock Mitchell
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Miley Sutton
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Ginny Clay
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Tracy Mitchell
Gage Clarke ...
Chad Deasy
Robert Griffin ...
Sheriff Clay (as Robert E. Griffin)
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Norris
Rusty Lane ...
Riley
Sydney Smith ...
Van Steeden
Frances Morris ...
Mrs. Williams
Tyler MacDuff ...
Tom Williams (as Tyler McDuff)
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Alabam
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Swamper
Ken Christy ...
Mr. Phelps
Tom McKee ...
Sheriff of Buckhorn
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A gunslinger attempts to hang up his hardware and help his younger brother raise cattle. The local attorney, whose brother the gunslinger shot in a fair fight, is determined to swindle the men out of their ranch by preventing a supply deal with the railroad, then using his bodyguard to bushwhack the younger brother. Written by Anonymous

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3 laukausta  »

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Working title: "Showdown Creek" See more »

Goofs

Obvious stunt doubles in the barroom fight scene between Brock Mitchell (John Derek) and Miley Sutton (John Smith). See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Clay: I got word from the Sheriff of Buckhorn that you were headed this way. Also from every sheriff in every town you passed through from there to here.
Brock Mitchell: It was nice of them to look out for me.
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Referenced in Shadows (1959) See more »

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Very boring
8 January 2011 | by (Brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

Looks like I stand alone in my review of this western. Whatever great cinematography or acting the movie might have was --for me-- not noticed or drowned out by the boring, trite story. I can't believe this movie got a 6.8 user rating. One of the most boring, talkative (and repetitive) westerns I have ever seen. Little action, and the most ridiculous, abrupt, meaningless fade-out to a movie I have ever seen. I had to strain myself to see it to the end. Even the title is trite. The only thing going for it was John Derek's handsome countenance.

To make ten lines for an acceptable review here, let me add this silly scene which typifies the movie for me. Derek rides out of town to talk to his estranged girlfriend, who he hasn't seen while in prison for a year, and immediately encounters her taking a nude swim. So they talk -- he on his horse and she completely covered by the dark water (save her head and shoulder tops). That's it; no comment by the characters on this awkward scene. ... ... ... Another situation that irked me is that time is running out, and three partners expect a businessman to arrive by stage to complete their crucial deal, but he doesn't show, and two of the partners won't let the third one ride to the town where the businessman is to learn the reason for the delay. It was so important that you'd think they would have thought of the obvious: send a neutral trusted person to make the trip to find out.


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