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The Last Challenge (1967)

Approved | | Western | 15 September 1967 (Japan)
A deadly gunslinger travels to a town to shoot it out with a famed gunslinger turned lawman in a small town.

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In 1877, Dan Blaine is the Marshal of the Southwestern town of Suwora. Blaine is a former gunfighter who served 10 years in prison for bank and stagecoach robbery. However, he went straight and became a Marshal. He also is one of the fastest draws in the territory. His reputation attracts the occasional youngster who wants to make a name for himself by outdrawing and killing Blaine. Lot McGuire is such a young man. He's riding to Suwora to challenge Marshal Blaine to a gunfight. Lot McGuire is fast and he thinks he can outdraw the famous Marshal. The irony of fate brings the two men in contact at a fishing spot outside the town. There, on the banks of the river, they become friends, share a meal and exchange stories. Young McGuire reveals his intentions to Blaine who, in turn, reveals to McGuire the fact that he is the town Marshal. McGuire thanks Blaine for the meal but is determined to challenge Blaine to a gunfight. McGuire leaves the river bank camp promising to kill Blaine. The ... Written by nufs68

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Killer Vs. Killer

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The final film of veteran director Richard Thorpe. See more »

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During the card game, there is a woman in a yellow dress watching on the far end of the table. Her right hand is alternately on her belly/at the top of her dress between shots. See more »

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Marshal Dan Blaine: He was a no good drifter. He'd steal the pennies off a dead man's eyes.
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Referenced in Password All-Stars: Episode dated 25 November 1966 (1966) See more »

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Same old gunslinger guff
31 December 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Ex-gunhawk meets up and coming young punk intent on proving his worth by knocking off the king of the heap. Been there, done that. Seems like Angie Dickinson played this identical part in several films; wonder if she got as bored doing it as I did watching. What was with Royal Dano doing his impersonation of an injun? The producer couldn't find the genuine article? Let this one be your last choice.


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