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Black Spurs (1965)

Approved | | Western | 1 June 1965 (USA)
A dissatisfied ranch hand becomes a bounty hunter. He conspires with a crooked town boss to dirty up a neighboring village where a valuable railroad franchise is headed, in order to divert ... See full summary »

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Santee
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Sadie
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Anna Elkins
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Reverend Tanner
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Gus Kile (as Lon Chaney)
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Pete Muchin
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Clare Grubbs
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A dissatisfied ranch hand becomes a bounty hunter. He conspires with a crooked town boss to dirty up a neighboring village where a valuable railroad franchise is headed, in order to divert it to the town the boss owns. Then, he finds that his former fiancée is married to the sheriff of the town he seeks to destroy. Written by phillindholm

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Bounty Hunter-Law Abiding Killer!

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excellent cast, enjoyable western
26 February 2008 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Black Spurs was a routine western, but the fact that so many famous veteran actors were in the cast gave it a special interest. Rory Calhoun, Terry Moore, Patricia Owens and DeForest Kelley don't even look old. Linda Darnell, Scott Brady, Lon Chaney Jr, Bruce Cabot and Richard Arlen are all perfect for their parts. The story, about Santee (Calhoun) who becomes a bounty hunter and wears black spurs is very well built up up to the end which I felt could have been better. It is good to see all these actors, the excellent final shootout, and also to enjoy this type of western that used once to be routine but nowadays has disappeared.


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