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The Plunderers (1960)

 |  Western  |  5 November 1960 (USA)
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When four rowdy cowhands ride into a small town and make trouble, no one seems willing or able to take them on, not even Sam Christy, the toughest man in town. But then there is a murder.

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Rondo
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Ellie Walters
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Kate Miller, Hotel Owner
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Sheriff McCauley
Ray Stricklyn ...
Jeb Lucas Tyler
James Westerfield ...
Mike Baron - Saloon Owner
Dee Pollock ...
Davy
Roger Torrey ...
William 'Mule' Thompson
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Jess Walters, Gen. Store Owner
Harvey Stephens ...
Doc Fuller
Joseph Hamilton ...
Abilene, Barfly
Kenneth Patterson ...
2nd Citizen (as Ken Patterson)
William Challee ...
1st Citizen
Ray Ferrell ...
Billy Miller
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Four young cowboys, Jeb, Rondo, Mule and Davy ride into Trail City, Texas figuring on taking over for a while. Rancher Sam Christy, with a paralyzed right arm refuses to get involved against them, and Kate Miller calls him a coward. When Jeb kills the timid Sheriff McCauley, Sam goes to his ranch to get his gun. The boys are waiting for him there, and Ellie Walters goes to his ranch and finds him badly beaten up by Mule. The young Davy, shocked by the killing of the sheriff, quarrels with Jeb. He goes off alone and Sam captures him. Rondo, tries to force his attentions on Ellie, who shoots him when he draws a knife on Sam. The latter kills Mule in a knife fight, and Jeb bursts out of the saloon with two guns blazing. Sam shoots and kills him. The townsmen are for hanging Davy but Sam, realizing the young boy was the victim of a situation he didn't know how to handle---and one that the town should have never let develop---tells him to just go home. Sam and Ella watch as the boy rides ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Trouble comes to town.
24 January 2004 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Four young hoodlums ride into a tiny town of 50 and the terror begins. The townsfolk are too old to really fight back and their only hope is for a man(Jeff Chandler)with only one useful arm to take them on. Predictable, but interesting. Chandler is supported by: John Saxon, Dolores Hart, J.C. Flippen, Marsha Hunt and Ray Stricklyn.

NOTE: Hart gave Elvis his first screen kiss in LOVING YOU(1957). She starred with him again in KING CREOLE(1958). Hart entered a convent in Connecticut in 1963.


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