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Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)

 -  Western  -  6 November 1963 (USA)
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In 1875 a murderous outlaw gang breaks criminals from jail, uses them to help in crimes, and then kills them for the reward, when it goes high enough.

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Bob Gifford aka Judd Tanner
Ben Cooper ...
Carter
Colleen Miller ...
Abbie Stevens
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Amos Troop
Jan Merlin ...
Nielson
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Jed Hayden
Susan Seaforth Hayes ...
Janie (as Susan Seaforth)
Mort Mills ...
Ben Bady
John Hubbard ...
Marshal Dan Shearer
John Milford ...
Bill Peters
Michael T. Mikler ...
Reno Waller (as Michael Mikler)
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Mike O'Bryant
William Wellman Jr. ...
Day
Laurie Mitchell ...
Tina Neville
Tim Graham ...
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Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing the gang's methods, arranges to have agent Bob Gifford jailed in Comanche Creek for train robbery. The gang takes the bait (not before Gifford catches the eye of lovely saloon-keeper Abbie). But how will the bait get off the hook? Written by Anonymous

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Gunslinging Man-Hunter... Audie Murphy as a ruthless detective out to smash the West's most notorious outlaws! See more »

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Mike O'Brien, Chief National Detective Agency: Now, let's go over what we know so far. We're faced with a shrewd and ruthless gang of outlaws. Their operation is clever and deadly. They wait until a man with a price on his head is jailed, then spring him and use him as a front man for a series of holdups...making sure he is the only one ever recognized. The reward keeps going up. When it reaches three or four thousand dollars, the man is killed. Somebody is hired to collect the reward.
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Good vehicle for Audie and company, but a remake, none-the-less
11 December 2005 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I liked this film a lot, but then I love westerns. It's got Audie, Ben Cooper, Jan Merlin, and scores of others, so how can it go wrong? Well, for one thing, it's a blatant remake of the earlier western, Last Of The Badmen (1957). How the writers of that film could let writer Edward Bernds get by with taking full credit for writing this film is beyond me. Sure, the setting is different, the characters have different names, but the basic story is almost identical. Both films even feature an annoying narrator, who details facts that none of us need to hear voiced....all the way through the film. If you've seen both films, you'll know what I mean.

Which is the better version? It's hard to say. They are bot very good, with excellent casts and fine direction. Both would have benefited from losing the narrator.

Johnboy


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