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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Sam Hargis
Anne Aubrey ...
Priss Dobbs
Jamie Uys ...
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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14 March 1962 (USA)  »

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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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An excellent film.
30 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My sister took me to see this film years ago and I loved it. We often reminisce about it. Our favourite character was Jubal. I wish it would be shown on TV or released on DVD. I'd love to see it again. I can't remember very much of the story line so it was nice to read about it on your website. I must have seen loads of films throughout my life so it says something about the film that I can remember this one.

It had an excellent cast and the filming was superb. I can't think why it hasn't been shown on British television, unless it's because it is a South African story, though why that should matter I don't know. Anyway, It is a brilliant film and if anyone ever gets the chance to watch it, They should!


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