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A Time for Dying (1969)

M | | Western | 2 June 1982 (USA)
In Silver City, naive farm boy Cass and newcomer saloon girl Nellie are married by Judge Roy Bean in a shotgun wedding but their honeymoon is marred by outlaws.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Lapp ...
Cass Bunning
Anne Randall ...
Nellie Winters
Robert Random ...
Billy Pimple (as Bob Random)
Beatrice Kay ...
Mamie
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Sam, the Bartender
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Ed
Peter Brocco ...
Seth
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Mayor
Louis Ojena ...
Blacksmith
Jorge Rado ...
Banker
Walt La Rue ...
Shotgun
Maria Desti ...
Mamie's Girl
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Mamie's Girl
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Naive farm boy Cass Bunning dreams of a bounty hunting career in nearby Silver City. He's fast with the gun but Silver City isn't a place for honest men.On the way to town Cass meets outlaw Billy Pimple and his gang. Nothing bad happens but Cass feels he will see Billy Pimple again. In town, Cass meets naive newcomer girl Nellie Winters off the stagecoach. She wants to waitress at Madam Mamie's saloon and cat house. Revolted, Cass saves Nellie by running away with her and hiding in a hotel room. Arrested by the deputies, Cass and Nellie face the drunkard Judge Roy Bean. He has a bar set up in his courtroom and, in between cases, the audience and the judge wet their whistles. In order to save the town's morality the judge marries Cass and Nellie. As gift, the newlyweds get a free hotel room with the judge's compliments. While riding outside Silver City, Nellie and Cass unexpectedly run into Jesse James and his men. Worse still, Billy Pimple hasn't forgotten about Cass either. Written by nufs68

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Only he knew it was...a time for dying

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Western

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2 June 1982 (USA)  »

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Zeit zum Sterben  »

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This film was to originally star Peter Fonda as the kid. See more »

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Featured in Legends of the West (1992) See more »

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A cheap jack production
23 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Western Is my favourite genre, but how I was disappointed by this movie. Audie Murphy In my opinion was better suited In a supporting role alongside a movie heavyweight such as Burt Lancaster In the Unforgiven. This film Is terrible, low production values and a made for t.v look and feel. You see Audie for all of 5 minutes and that Is the only value to the film. The rest of the actors are useless, my local am-dram club has better hams! I was hoping for a good movie with director Budd Boetticher at the helm but alas It Is a stinker! The worst western I have ever seen! The main character played by You've NEVER HEARD OF HIM BEFORE OR SINCE Richard Lapp gets my vote for the worst haircut ever!


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