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Town Tamer (1965)

Approved  |   |  Action, Romance, Western  |  14 October 1965 (West Germany)
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A gunfighter is hired to clean up a wild frontier town, but there are forces afoot who want to keep the town as wide-open as it is.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tom Rosser
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Susan Tavenner
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Judge Murcott
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Mayor Charlie Leach (as Lon Chaney)
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Riley Condor
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Lee Ring / Marshal Les Parker
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Doctor Kent
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James Fenimore Fell
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Deputy Johnny Honsinger
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Jim Akins
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Carmichael
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Carol Rosser
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Guy Tavenner
Jeanne Cagney ...
Mary Donley
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'Tex' (as Donald Barry)
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The life of Tom Rosser, a town-taming gunman-for-hire, takes a turn when a bullet meant for him, from the gun of a renegade, Lee Ring, kill's Rosser's wife, Carol, instead. Ring, had been sent by the ruthless Kansas gang-leader, Riley Condor, to kill Rosser. The latter goes to White Plains, supposedly to look over property to but his agenda is to kill Condor. Word gets around that Rosser is in town and Condor realizes that his gunslinging henchmen, Horsinger, Tavenner, Slim Akins, Flon and Ring, are no match for Rosser, and he sets in motion a plan that will use the law to eliminate Rosser. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A TIME OF VIOLENCE! A TOWN OF SHAME! A MAN OF DESTINY! (original poster - all caps) See more »


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14 October 1965 (West Germany)  »

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In a hotel lobby fight scene against Dana Andrews, DeForest Kelley was doubled by a recognizable Michael Landon, making his sole stunt double appearance in a feature film. See more »

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Town Tamer
Music by Jimmie Haskell
Lyrics by "By' Dunham'
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Pass the Bullets and the Denture Cream
7 May 2007 | by (The Man-Cave) – See all my reviews

Oh, I love this movie. For all the wrong reasons. It's a creaking, crawling mess of clichés, enlivened by a geriatric cast. Town Tamer is surprisingly bloody (without the actual blood, of course). It all looks like a mid-sixties (and I mean that in more than one way) TV western with Dana Andrews and crew appearing to be dying from dyspepsia.

And yet, you might pick up on the ease in which all these many veteran actors and actresses fall--or totter--into their respective parts. I guess I have a weakness for movies that beg the MST3000 treatment.

If you ever get to see it, I'd suggest cutting out a silhouette of the guy and the two robots and taping them to the bottom of your TV screen.

C'mon, it'll be fun.

Town Tamer can only get better.


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