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The Quick Gun (1964)

Approved | | Western | April 1964 (USA)
Gunslinger Clint Cooper returns to his hometown to help fight off a raid by his former gang.



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Complete credited cast:
Clint Cooper
Helen Reed
Scotty Grant
Tom Morrison
Rick Morrison
Charles Meredith ...
Reverend Staley
Dan Evans
Frank Gerstle ...
George Keely
Stephen Roberts ...
Dr. Stevens
Elderly Man


Returning home after a two year absence Clint, known for his fast gun, is caught by Spangler's gang where he learns they are heading for the same town where they plan to rob the bank. He escapes and although he is not welcome, he warns the few townsmen not away on cattle drives. Two years ago he had to kill two of the Morrisons. When the remaining two Morrisons come after him he kills them and just before the Spangler gang attacks and his gun will be needed, he is jailed. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Here Is All The Raw Rampaging Fury Of The West!




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Release Date:

April 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

In Montana ist die Hölle los  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


James Best, who plays Sheriff Scotty, also played a sheriff in "The Dukes of Hazzard", Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane. See more »


During the gunfight between Spangler's gang and the men defending the town, one of the outlaws is seen twice being shot and falling from his horse. See more »


Sheriff Scotty Wade: Your guns have gotten too fast and too sudden. And from what I hear about your reputation, they have gotten a lot faster and suddener in the last two years.
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Edited into Arizona Raiders (1965) See more »

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Third outing for this story.
18 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the third time this story by Steve Fisher has been done. The first time was "Top Gun" starring Sterling Hayden done in 1955 in black and white, and then done again as "Noose for a Gunman" in 1960 starring Jim Davis, who later became Jock Ewing on "Dallas" (Ted DeCorsia even played the same role as in "The Quick Gun" with John Dehner taking the main villain role in "Top Gun"). All three are good if you like the old fashion type westerns, which I do. They were simple, your kids and grandkids could watch them, and they always had a good ending. Need more of them today. To me, Audie Murphy will always be a hero on the battlefield (The most decorated soldier in WWII including the medal of honor)and on the screen.

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