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James Edmiston (story)
Stephen Longstreet (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 May 1962 (USA) See more »
DEAD MAN'S TREASURE AND A WANTED MAN! Greed for gold was the lure...a gold-skinned woman was the trap! See more »
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DVD Review: Rider on a Dead Horse
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  (in credits order)

John Vivyan ... Hayden

Bruce Gordon ... Barney Senn

Kevin Hagen ... Jake Fry

Lisa Lu ... Ming Kwai
Charles Lampkin ... Taylor

Directed by
Herbert L. Strock 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Edmiston  story
Stephen Longstreet  screenplay

Produced by
Kenneth Altose .... producer
Jules Schwartz .... executive producer
Alfred Stern .... associate producer (as Alfred A. E. Stern)
Cinematography by
Frank V. Phillips (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Melvin Shapiro 
Costume Design by
Joseph Dimmitt 
Makeup Department
Ernie Parks .... makeup artist
Production Management
H. Duane Weaver .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lou Place .... assistant director
Sound Department
Kurt Hernfeld .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Charles Duncan .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Wilbur Kinnett .... lighting technician
Harry Stradling Jr. .... camera operator (as Harry Stradling)
Editorial Department
Jack Ruggiero .... supervising editor
Other crew
Patti Drake .... production secretary
David McDonald .... production assistant

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72 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Future DOP Harry Stradling Jr and future Oscar winner, editor Peter Zinner worked on " Rider on a Dead Horse ".See more »
Continuity: In Opening sequence after Sam is shot and horse runs away carrying his body Sam's foot is hanging loose from the stirrup. Before Sam falls from the horse the foot is seen plainly in the stirrup.See more »
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
But didn't everybody that saw the movie enjoy it? be honest, 31 May 2008
Author: krly1000 from United States

i saw this baby first run and liked it so well that i told my old high school buddy about it and we went to see it and he loved it too! it kind of set the stage for the later spaghetti westerns i think. it was in an abstract form that sort of reminded me of the Day of the Painter which won the Cannes Film Festival in the late 50's. i always enjoyed John Vivyian in his TV series Mr.Lucky as the offshore gambling boat owner. It was similar to Peter Gunn in its "coolness". i always enjoyed The Untouchables where i think the co-star of R.O.A.D.H. played the role of Frank Nitti. oh well, either you will like this movie or you wont.

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