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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
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Riley
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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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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Miley Sutton (John Smith) is prevented from leaving the building after knocking down the banker, his right arm holding the gun is shown exposed to the elbow from inside the doorway, then the view switches to the same doorway from outside and only his hand holding the gun is visible. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff of Buckhorn: All right, Mitchell, your year's up.
Brock Mitchell: Didn't seem like more than ten!
Sheriff of Buckhorn: You're lucky it wasn't the rope.
Brock Mitchell: Looks like the citizens out there still have ideas.
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Referenced in Shadows (1959) See more »

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More real than a lot of westerns
8 April 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Western had one particular thing going for it that really stood out. Every time there was a wide shot of the town, there were not large numbers of people walking around the streets. Perfect! In most Westerns, there are way too many people all over town. At this time in history, when 95% of the population worked on farms, it is just totally unrealistic the way directors put so many people in town. This movie was right on the mark. Well done. Some reviews say it was too slow. Well, it wasn't a time of the internet and instant everything. Things moved slower as did the pace of the movie, which seemed appropriate. As I have mentioned in my reviews of other Westerns, I still have a problem the way actors are dressed. Costumes seem to be "cowboy" attire taken from the 1930's and put in stories from late 1800s. This includes saddles and bridles. Having it in black and white gave it a nice "old time" feel.


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