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Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

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 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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The powerhouse story of the man who shook Texas like a pair of dice...and the Ranger who had to stop him dead in his tracks ! See more »


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25 September 1960 (USA)  »

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Les 7 chemins du couchant  »

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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 »

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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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Referenced in The Rockford Files: Dwarf in a Helium Hat (1978) See more »

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I didn't want this to end
28 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Murphy's character is a model of dedication to his duty who is determined to get the job done come what may. He is fully aware that Sullivan, although his prisoner, always has the upper hand and is only the prisoner because he allows it. A mutual respect and friendship of sorts develops between the two. Sullivan's obliging and engaging manner baffles Murphy who learns to trust him along the way, at one stage even accepting his prisoner's word that he won't try to escape. The end is inevitable and we see that although justice has to be done, it can leave a bitter aftertaste in ones mouth.


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