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Heaven with a Gun (1969)

M  -  Western  -  May 1969 (Austria)
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In the small western town Vinegarroon the conflict between cattle and sheep breeders escalates. When a stranger appears in the town, the ranchers suspect he's a gun man, hired by the sheep ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jim Killian / Pastor Jim
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Madge McCloud (saloon owner)
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Leloopa (Indian girl)
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Asa Beck (cattleman)
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Coke Beck (Asa's son)
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Mace (Beck's gunman)
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Garvey (Beck Ranch ramrod)
Harry Townes ...
Gus Sampson (storekeeper)
William Bryant ...
Bart Paterson (cattleman)
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Mrs. Patterson
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Abraham Murdock (sheepherder)
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Ned Hunter (sheepherder)
Claude Woolman ...
Gilcher (Beck ranch hand)
Ed Bakey ...
Scotty Andrews (sheepherdr)
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Mrs. Andrews
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In the small western town Vinegarroon the conflict between cattle and sheep breeders escalates. When a stranger appears in the town, the ranchers suspect he's a gun man, hired by the sheep breeders. But Jim Killian turns out to be a priest - a tough one however, who soon shall make unscrupulous rancher Esa Beck's life quite harder. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Pulver und Blei  »

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A Lonley Place
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Music by Johnny Mandel
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This Is A "Must-see" Movie
5 April 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I became a movie buff at age 13, (now 63), and would have crawled to the local theater over broken glass, to see any cowboy movie showing, if I had to. By the time I was 16 years of age, I was a devout Randolph Scott, Audie Murphy fan, but when I saw "Heaven With A Gun", Glenn Ford instantly became my number 1 cowboy hero, and me old mates Randolph and Audie had to take a back seat. For me, due to the humble, yet determined character Glenn Ford played so beautifully, this movie offered some great moralistic encouragement, and at the same time, stimulated an enthusiasm to believe in myself against all odds and "stick to my guns", as the expression goes. You will relate to this expression if you watch the movie. If anybody knows where I can buy this difficult-to-purchase movie, please let me know. (noel@youngnoel.com). I would do absolutely anything to add this movie to my collection. If you want to be truly entertained, this is a "Must-see" movie.


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