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Director:
Writers:
Charles Lang (screenplay)
Jonas Ward (novel)
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Release Date:
1 August 1958 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
DOUBLE HANGING -- DOUBLE THRILLS! (original print ad - all caps)
Plot:
Texan Tom Buchanan is heading back home with enough money to start his own ranch, but when he stops in the crooked town of Agry, he's robbed and framed for murder. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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very funny western, best appreciated if you've seen others in the series See more (27 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Randolph Scott ... Tom Buchanan
Craig Stevens ... Abe Carbo
Barry Kelley ... Lew Agry
Tol Avery ... Judge Simon Agry
Peter Whitney ... Amos Agry
Manuel Rojas ... Juan de la Vega

L.Q. Jones ... Pecos Hill (as L. Q. Jones)
Robert Anderson ... Waldo Peck
Joe De Santis ... Esteban Gomez
William Leslie ... Roy Agry
Jennifer Holden ... K.T.
Nacho Galindo ... Nacho
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Alexander ... Barfly (uncredited)
Bill Coontz ... Townsman (uncredited)
Duke Fishman ... Townsman (uncredited)
Terry Frost ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
Don C. Harvey ... Lafe (uncredited)
Riley Hill ... Juror (uncredited)
Barbara James ... Nina (uncredited)

Roy Jenson ... Hamp (uncredited)
James B. Leong ... Gomez's Friend (uncredited)
David O. McCall ... Juror (uncredited)
Charles Morton ... Juror (uncredited)
Leo Ogletree ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell ... Saloon Gambler (uncredited)
Al Wyatt Sr. ... Ivy (uncredited)

Directed by
Budd Boetticher 
 
Writing credits
Charles Lang (screenplay)

Jonas Ward (novel "The Name's Buchanan")

Burt Kennedy  uncredited

Produced by
Harry Joe Brown .... producer
Randolph Scott .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Lucien Ballard (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Al Clark 
 
Art Direction by
Robert F. Boyle  (as Robert Boyle)
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Tuttle  (as Frank A. Tuttle)
 
Makeup Department
Al Greenway .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerrold Bernstein .... assistant director
John D. Bloss .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John P. Livadary .... recording supervisor (as John Livadary)
Jean G. Valentino .... sound (as Jean Valentino)
Harry Foy .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Al Wyatt Sr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack N. Young .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Al Becker .... head grip (uncredited)
Marvin L. Gunter .... camera assistant (uncredited)
Val O'Malley .... camera operator (uncredited)
Homer Van Pelt .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bucky Rous .... costumer: men (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Henri Jaffa .... color consultant
 
Music Department
Mischa Bakaleinikoff .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
George Duning .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Sawtell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
David Breen .... assistant to producer
Jackson Halliday .... dialogue coach (uncredited)
Frances McDowell .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Vlademere Portainko .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Name's Buchanan" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
78 min
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Color:
Color (Columbia Color)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:X | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | UK:U (passed with cuts) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #19031) | West Germany:12

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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the initial barroom brawl where Tom Buchanan (Randolph Scott) is beat up, the man hitting him is swinging and missing by several obvious inches, especially the last two punches before Buchanan drops to the floor.See more »
Quotes:
[Pecos speaks over Lafe's grave]
Pecos Hill:Lafe, you and me worked for Lou Agry for nearly a year, and though I don't guess we was ever real buddies, I'm sorry it was me who stopped your clock. You had your good side, Lafe, but you had your bad side, too. Well... like cheatin' at stud and emptying my pockets whenever I got drunk...
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18 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
very funny western, best appreciated if you've seen others in the series, 10 October 2000
Author: amolad from Los Angeles, Calif.

Hilarious low-budget western, really more of a comedy than a western. This came midway through the excellent series of westerns directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, and this time around everyone involved seemed to take a breather and just have fun with the story elements. All the westerns are humorous, but not as much as this one. Burt Kennedy, who wrote the best scripts in the series, rewrote this one, uncredited. The picture is best appreciated if you first see THE TALL T, SEVEN MEN FROM NOW, RIDE LONESOME, and COMANCHE STATION.

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