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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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Cast

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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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31 July 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chasseur de primes  »

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$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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Final film of director Spencer Gordon Bennet. See more »

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Luther: He and his bunch are the worst cutthroats in this territory, and you got him Mr. Duggans! Now you can collect the bounty on him.
Willie Duggans: Bounty?
Luther: Seddon had a $250 price on his head.
Willie Duggans: $250? Not bad! But, ah, how do they grade men out here? Who fixes the price?
Luther: It depends on how much in demand their heads are, I reckon. The more you're wanted by the law, the higher the prices. It's like buying meat at the market, really. Except in here, it's the worst that gets the best price.
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The versatile Mr. Dureya
31 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What absolute nonsense that a previous reviewer states that Mr. Dureya cannot carry off nice in this film. The guy was acting for over 30 years and was a brilliant, versatile actor. Sure , he could play villains to perfection and because of this was well known and cast in these parts. But during his 30 years of film acting he frequently was cast as a good guy and he played these roles well.The Bounty Killer does ask too much in his age, sure, the part was written for a younger guy but as Dureya is so exceptionally good as the naive easterner it still works well.It's a wonderful film, it's low budget but it's a fine well acted and well written western.


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