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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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Priscilla King
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Nell Garrison (as Dani Crayne)
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Sgt. John Maitland
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Pvt. Wilbur 'Will' Clegg
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Sheriff Bob Massey
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Mayor Sam Pelley
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Rafe Sanders
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Clyde Walters
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Elam King (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
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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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It does what it says on the tin
14 January 2015 | by (Derry, Ireland) – See all my reviews

With a title like "Shoot-out at Medicine Bend" you know exactly what you're going to get. This is a thoroughly likable B-Western with Randolph Scott, a young James Garner and Gordon Jones as ex-army buddies trying to find out who robbed them, (when they were doing a bit of skinny-dipping), aka the goodies and James Craig, Myron Healey, John Alderson and sundry others as the baddies. There isn't really much plot; it's really just the good guys vs the bad guys and that's it but it's exciting and quite funny. The females involved are a young Angie Dickinson, cast here as the 'nice' girl and Dani Crayne, the saloon singer. Richard L Bare is the director and he doesn't waste a single shot.


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