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Hour of the Gun (1967)

Approved | | Western | 1967 (UK)
Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

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Octavius Roy
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Horace Sullivan
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Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

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He lived through the gunfight at the O.K. Corral ...that may have been a mistake! See more »

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The Law and Tombstone  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film takes place from October 26, 1881 to April 15, 1882. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, when Wyatt almost leans on the door way, the outdoor scenery lighting is noticeably turned on perhaps to cast a desired shadow as he steps onto the deck to speak with Doc the last time. See more »

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[The Earps and Doc Holliday approach the O.K. Corral]
Wyatt Earp (Tombstone city marshal: Ike Clanton, Andy Warshaw, Latigo, Curly Joe Brocious... Who's in the corral, Virg?
Marshal Virgil Earp: Billy Clanton and the McLowerys.
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Opening credits prologue: THIS PICTURE IS BASED ON FACT. THIS IS THE WAY IT HAPPENED.

TOMBSTONE, TERRITORY OF ARIZONA OCTOBER 26, 1881 See more »

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Version of Wyatt Earp (1994) See more »

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"OK" thereafter and for some the "hereafter".

10 years after "Gunfight at the OK Corral" John Sturges decided to direct this sequel. He did not lost his touch. If anyone was capable of teaching an actor how to draw and shoot a gun and capture that precision on screen it was Sturges. He knew how to dress them too. It may not have been realistic but it worked. James Garner is good as Earp. Stoic but not unfeeling. Good casting with Jason Robards as Doc Holliday. Even better that he was not scripted to cough himself to death in every scene. Whatever happened to "big nose" Kate? In fact, what happened to the women? Not one cast or credited. Robert Ryan plays Ike Clanton as a greedy land baron trying not to have modern times catch up to him. He dies well. With good photography and music I can strongly recommend this film especially if you want a different perspective of Earp and the times.


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