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Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

Passed | | Western | 1 December 1960 (Japan)
A Texas Ranger must capture an outlaw and take him-in, while tangling with savage Apaches and greedy bounty-hunters on the way back to jail.

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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
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Lucinda
Ward Ramsey ...
Fogarty
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Duncan
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Beeker
Claudia Barrett ...
Gilda
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Jody
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Dick Durton
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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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One-man posse ! One-man riot ! See more »

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1 December 1960 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Les 7 chemins du couchant  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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

Seven Jones (Audie Murphy) clearly shoots Jim Flood (Barry Sullivan) off his horse from behind, but Flood's bullet wound winds up in the front of his left shoulder. 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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Referenced in American Pickers: Fill'er Up (2010) See more »

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Audie Goes South
14 August 2001 | by 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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