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Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Western  -  25 September 1960 (USA)
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Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - ... See full summary »

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Seven Ways From Sundown Jones
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Jim Flood
Venetia Stevenson ...
Joy Karrington
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Texas Ranger Sergeant Henessey
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Texas Ranger Lieutenant Herly
Mary Field ...
Mrs. Karrington
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Graves
Suzanne Lloyd ...
Lucinda
Ward Ramsey ...
Fogarty
Don Collier ...
Duncan
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Beeker
Claudia Barrett ...
Gilda
Teddy Rooney ...
Jody
Don Haggerty ...
Dick Durton
Robert Burton ...
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Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges. Written by Rita Richardson <RRichar790@aol.com>

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texas | outlaw | new mexico | jail | capture | See more »

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One-man posse ! One-man riot ! See more »


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A month and half before production of Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) began, Audie Murphy separated from his wife. During filming the chemistry with co-star Venetia Stevenson lead to a well-publicized affair that lasted nearly a year. They had established a bond through their shared love of horses. See more »

Goofs

Big Lake is said, in the saloon scene, to be north of Sterling, Texas. In fact, it is southwest of Sterling. See more »

Quotes

Jim Flood: You know, you'd make a fair to middling bad man if you ever gave yourself half a chance.
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Audie Goes South
14 August 2001 | by (brighton, ma) – See all my reviews

Everyone should see at least one Audie Murphy western in his life. This one is as good as any. Audie's a lawman charged with bringing elegant bad guy Barry Sullivan back to town in order to have him hanged. The problem is that, for all their difference, these two men become friends; and in time good friends. Sullivan teaches Audie a thing or two about life, and Audie gives Sullivan a lesson or two in morality. These guy complement one another. The dialogue is, for a low-budget western, often quite good. Everything happens as it should. The ending, while not a shocker, truly resonates, and makes us think about what we have just seen.


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