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Ring of Fire (1961)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 14 June 1961 (USA)
In the 1960s Oregon, two sheriff deputies arrest three teenagers for robbery but are overpowered and taken hostage while forest fires rage all around them.

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Frank Gorshin and his girlfriend, Joyce Taylor, are on the run from the law when apprehended and arrested by the Sherriff, David Janssen. During the transport to jail Gorshin escapes and in the ensuing chase a forest fire is started. The nearby small town is threatened and the only means of escape is by train, led by David Janssen. Written by Chas Robertson

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....MINUTE by MINUTE... MILE.....by MILE the RING OF FIRE .....closed!

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Adventure | Crime | Drama

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Anel de Fogo  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Extras for the role of running wildly up the street from the fire were offered $10.00 per day. See more »

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Early in their hike through the woods, the teens and the Sheriff emerge from the thick trees to the side of a stream. Shadows from crew and equipment clearly move across the ground in front of the party. See more »

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Bobbie 'Skidoo' Adams: I don't dig that gas chamber deal. Cyanide's bad for the complexion.
Sergeant Steve Walsh: In this state they hang you.
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Ring of Fire
Written by Duane Eddy
Performed by Duane Eddy
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I've been there
29 June 2004 | by (Elma Wash.) – See all my reviews

While the film was set in Oregon, the burning bridge was filmed in Grays Harbor, Wash.

I have been to the site of the bridge and have been down to the bottom of the canyon where the bridge collapsed. The engine is still upside down in the river and the passenger cars are cut in two and laying on the side of the river canyon floor.

At low water the wheels are all that are able to be seen of the steam engine.

I had to use ropes to get down to the bottom.

The area has grown up now and one would never know what lies at the bottom of the canyon unless they had seen the movie.


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