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The Bounty Killer (1965)

A tenderfoot becomes a bounty hunter in the hopes of making a better future for himself and his new love.

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(as Spencer G. Bennet)

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(as R. Alexander),
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Willie Duggan
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Johnny Liam
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Carole Ridgeway
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Matthew Ridgeway
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Mike Clayman
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Captain Luther
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Sheriff Green
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Youth - Bounty Hunter
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Pianist
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Minister
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Sam - Bartender
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Hank Willis
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Big Jim Seddon (as Red Morgan)
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Red - Henchman
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Marshal Davis (as Daniel M. White)
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Storyline

Willie Duggans, a tenderfoot from the east, arrives in the wild west and soon experiences its violence. Willie discovers the easy money in bounty killing and must choose between that violent lifestyle and the love of a beautiful saloon singer. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Wanted... dead or alive.

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Western

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Release Date:

31 July 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chasseur de primes  »

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Budget:

$194,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

[Johnny offers Willie a pistol]
Johnny Liam: And while you're at it, you learn how to use this and hang onto it. You can get by without a dime in your pocket, but without this iron, you're nothing.
Willie Duggans: Oh, it can't be as bad as you say.
Johnny Liam: Now, maybe where you come from the law comes in books, but in this country, a man carries it on his hip.
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A film to see some oldies!
10 November 2016 | by (Surrey) – See all my reviews

I have just seen this old western on spike TV (UK) today 10/11/16, it was fun to pick out the older stars who at one time or another were top billing in their day.

I spotted the Sheriff was Johnny Mack Brown, Richard Arlen, Buster Crab, Bob Steel who was a B movie star in his early days I did not spot that the love interest was Audrey Dalton, until the credits rolled, all in all a good film if a touch one paced. Dan Duryea was good value as usual, his best roles for me were when he opposite Audie Murphy, they did a few films together and seemed to hit it off. I try to keep up with the movie channels here, in the hope that some of these old westerns are shown, we have nothing to match these old films today, and quite frankly there are not the suitable actors around who could do these parts.


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