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Fury at Showdown (1957)

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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Brock Mitchell
John Smith ...
Miley Sutton
Carolyn Craig ...
Ginny Clay
Nick Adams ...
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)
Robert Adler ...
Alabam
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Swamper
Ken Christy ...
Mr. Phelps
Tom McKee ...
Sheriff of Buckhorn
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Storyline

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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5 July 1957 (Finland)  »

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Trivia

The entire 75 minute film was shot in only five days. See more »

Goofs

At the end, the number of coins scattered around the dead Miley Sutton (John Smith) far exceed the small handful of coins in the bag that he originally took from Chad Deasy (Gage Clark) in payment for killing Tracy Mitchell (Nick Adams). See more »

Quotes

Brock Mitchell: It isn't easy joining the human race again once you've been drummed out.
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Referenced in Shadows (1959) See more »

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Some sources rate this movie low - but it's actually really good!
29 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie rated as 1 1/2 stars on the 5-scale in some places but it's much, much better than that. True, it's a low budget film, but it doesn't take a big budget to come up with a good script and people who know how to play their roles with conviction. This movie has one of the best fistfight scenes I've seen in a long time, with the big mirror behind the bar as the first casualty - followed by chairs, the front window of the saloon, and a lot of wear and tear on Brock Mitchell and Miley Sutton (played by John Derek and John Smith respectively) who end up being dragged down the street beneath a wagon. This is a movie with good guys you like and bad guys you like to hate. It may be a low budget film, but I've seen some with much bigger budgets that I didn't like anywhere near as much. This one is well worth your time - get out the popcorn and enjoy a good Western.


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