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(1959)

Plot Summary

  • The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.

    - Written by scgary66
  • A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

    - Written by Bruce Stadfeld <stadfel@cc.umanitoba.ca>

Synopsis

The town drunk - former deputy sheriff, Dude, (Dean Martin) enters a saloon through the back door. He's dirty...

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