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John 'Bud' Cardos
Lon Chaney Jr.,
The year is 1877. Johnny Ketchum, son of notorious gunfighter Ace Ketchum, seeks the man who killed his mother. His search brings him into contact with (1) Deputy Mace Fenton, who wants to collect the $10,000 reward on Ace Ketchum's head, (2) wealthy landowner Don Pedro Fortuna and his daughter Pilar; and (3) Juan Morales, a Mexican bandit. Before finishing his quest, Johnny finds love, learns family secrets, and fights in a battle. Written by
dinky-4 of Minneapolis
I switched on today before coming to work and saw the listed film 'Son of a Gunfighter' - never heard of the actors involved but stuck around to watch the adventure roll out. Bit of a giveaway film title though as it becomes apparent during the telling as to who is who and who is going to kill who. There could have been more chemistry in the blooming romance between Johnny and Pilar. But the music was really surprising - shades of the Rawhide them and when the action built up, so did the music. But what became of the bad guy laid out in stakes under the hot sun with a wet hide tied round his neck - i assume he met an inevitable agonising death as the hide dried and choked him quite slowly and painfully. Scenery was great and is the first time I have seen Maria Granada - quite a honey. For a movie now well over 40 years old, I found it quite entertaining genre wise.
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