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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Sam Hargis
Anne Aubrey ...
Priss Dobbs
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Ernie Dobbs
Marty Wilde ...
John Billings
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Luke Billings
James Booth ...
Jubal Billings
Al Mulock ...
Mark Billings
Colin Blakely ...
Matthew Billings
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Frank
Zena Walker ...
Julie Hargis
George Moore ...
Malachi
Bill Brewer ...
Mike
Jan Bruyns ...
Jan Pretorius
Lorna Cowell ...
Martha Pretorius
Ricky Arden ...
Bert
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Luke Billings and his four reprobate sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge on Police Sergeant Sam Hargis. Hargis knows he cannot outgun the five outlaws and turns to the townspeople for help. But he gets no help except from a most unexpected source. Ultimately Hargis must face Billings on his own. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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5 katazitoumena katharmata  »

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South Africa's first Western genre film. Also the first co-production between South Africa, the USA and Great Britain. See more »

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The Hellions
Music by Larry Adler
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and Larry Adler
Sung by Marty Wilde
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Great Western set in early 1900s South Africa.
20 September 1999 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

I have been searching for this movie for many years. I first saw it when it was originally released and was more than impressed. Somehow the casting director put together a group of actors who had 'the right chemistry' and the film turned out to be exceptionally good. For Western lovers all the right ingredients are there (except for the quick draw) and the film builds to a tense climax. I really want to see this movie again and would love to add it to my collection. Lionel Jeffries is brilliant as Luke Billings!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.


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