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Finger on the Trigger (1965)

PG | | Drama, Western | 1 May 1965 (USA)
At Civil War's end, hidden Confederate gold pits a group of ex-Union soldiers against Confederate troops occupying a fort in the Oklahoma Territory but forces them into a temporary alliance when attacked by Indians.

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Credited cast:
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Larry Winton
James Philbrook ...
Adam Hyde
Leo Anchóriz ...
Ed Bannister
Todd Martin ...
Hillstrom
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Benton (as Jorge Rigaud)
Silvia Solar ...
Violet
Brud Talbot ...
Fred (as Bruce Talbot)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Axel Anderson ...
McNamara
Fernando Bilbao ...
Mayer
Sebastian Cavalieri ...
Slim
Eric Chapman ...
McKay
John Clarke ...
Numitah
Beni Deus ...
O'Brien
Guillermo Elias ...
Mike Daly
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At the end of the Civil War, a ragtag group of just-discharged Union soldiers clashes with a band of renegade Confederates over a golden treasure hidden in a deserted town in the Oklahoma Territory. Soon these rivals must make common cause in the face of an Indian attack. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Keep Your Eye On The Indians And Your Finger On the Trigger! See more »

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Blue Lightning  »

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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Violet: [to Ed Bannister] I am a lady, even if you are no gentleman.
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Referenced in Forbidden Flesh (1968) See more »

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Shabby spaghetti saga
16 July 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Normally I am a big fan of spaghetti westerns, so I thought I would get some enjoyment out of "Finger on the Trigger". However, I have to admit that this particular pasta oater really tried my patience. I can only imagine what people who are not fans of westerns would think. For one thing, this is a pretty cheap movie, from the low budget sets to the shabby-looking costumes. It could have compensated by being lively, but that's not the case. The story is both dull and slow-moving, with some murky plot points that are never explained. If you are looking for action, be warned that there's no real action in the first half of the movie. There is some action in the second half, with an action climax that's not too badly done, but it's too little too late to save this movie. Even if you are really into spaghetti westerns, this is one effort that you'd be better off not watching.


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