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Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)

Passed | | Western | 4 May 1957 (USA)
In Medicine Bend, a crooked businessman has the town mayor and sheriff in his pocket while his henchmen raid the wagon trains passing through the region.

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Capt. Buck Devlin
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Ep Clark
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Priscilla King
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Nell Garrison (as Dani Crayne)
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Sgt. John Maitland
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Sheriff Bob Massey
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Mayor Sam Pelley
Myron Healey ...
Rafe Sanders
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Clyde Walters
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Elam King (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Robert Warwick ...
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Army veterans, just mustered out of the service, are going to the one of the men's brothers ranch on their way West. Just as they arrive, Indians attack the ranch and kill the brother. The brother was killed because he was using faulty ammunition that did not fire. Buck Devlin, whose brother was killed, musters out of the service with pals John and Wilbur and vows to find the men responsible for the crime. Written by JohnG2734@aol.com

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He called himself the 'Preacher'...and he wrote his sermon in lead!

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4 May 1957 (USA)  »

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The Marshal of Independence  »

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Dani Crayne calls Randolph Scott "High, Wide and Handsome". Scott starred in a movie of that title in 1937. See more »

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Kiss Me Quick
Music by Ray Heindorf
Lyrics by Wayne Shanklin
Sung by Dani Janssen
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Good minor-key Scott Western of interest for early Garner
3 January 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the more minor-key of Randolph Scott's late 50's Westerns, with frequent era collaborator Budd Boetticher nowhere in sight. The more standard filming style is evident, but Scott offers his traditional dependable portrayal, and the film is of interest for the early big-screen work of James Garner and Angie Dickinson. Has some good action scattered throughout.


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