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Helped by socialite Janice Kendon and barkeeper Scott O'Brien, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin works to solve three brutal murders in and around the Grand Canyon. His efforts leads to the killer fleeing with Janice as a hostage and a chase by car and helicopter lead to a climax on a miner's bucket on cables a mile above the canyon floor. Written by
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Working titles: "Satan's Bucket" and "Rim of the Canyon" See more »
The helicopter pursuing the car in the climactic chase is shown moving at a high speed, but in close-ups of the deputy and pilot in the copter, the clouds behind are stationary and there's no sign of movement at all. See more »
Closing credits: Filmed with the cooperation of the United States Guano Corporation, a subsidiary of New Pacific Coal & Oil, Limited. See more »
Great location photography, intriguing story involving bat guano (like Dr. Strangelove), cheesy script charmingly delivered by Cornel Wilde. A rare appearance by the gorgeous Victoria Shaw, who would have made a great Hitchcock heroine but made only a few films, and died at 53. Her red hair is perfectly matched to her colorful outfits. (Normally I never make a notice of costumes but she just looked incredible.) This is a very entertaining flick with plenty of 50's camp and an exciting finale.
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