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Six Black Horses (1962)

 -  Drama | Romance | Western  -  June 1962 (USA)
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A beautiful woman hires a cowboy and the gunman who killed her husband in a fair fight, with the full intention of murdering the gunman.

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Ben Lane
Dan Duryea ...
Frank Jesse
Joan O'Brien ...
Kelly
George Wallace ...
Will Boone
Roy Barcroft ...
Mustanger
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Henry Wills ...
Indian leader
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Charlita ...
Mexican dancer (as Charlita Regis)
Dale Van Sickel ...
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Audie and Dan Duryea are hired by a mysterious woman to take her across Indian country to her husband. On the way, she tries to seduce Audie by offering to give him Duryea's share of the money if he will help her achieve her real goal: kill Duryea for having killed her husband. Audie dreams of getting enough money to buy a ranch of his own, but his loyalty to his friend prevails. In the end, however, Murphy is forced to kill Duryea in a shootout when Duryea draws on him in a greedy attempt to finish the job even though continuing will likely get all three of them killed. After the shootout Duryea gets his final wish: a funeral carriage pulled by - you guessed it - six black horses. Written by Rita Richardson <RRichar790@aol.com>

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Frank Jesse: I got myself a policy: never do an honest days work unless it's absolutely necessary.
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Referenced in The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: Blood Bargain (1963) See more »

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connection between Fort Dobbs and Six Black Horses
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Great western, I enjoyed Audie Murphy's performance.

At 38 minutes into the movie there is a story told by Frank about a past love in Bisbee who he later discovered was married to another man. He says it taught him a lesson, "Always check the brand to make sure you are not driving another man's stock".

That same story is told 50 minutes into Fort Dobbs (1958) by Clett (Brian Keith) and he says "Always check the brand first and that way you'll know if you are running somebody else's' stock".

Burt Kennedy (story)was a writer in both movies so he got a lot of use of this tale!


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