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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 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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A Lonley Place
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Music by Johnny Mandel
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Excellent western--fine acting performances
19 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Glenn Ford turns in a fine performance, contrary to what some have said. Who better to portray a reluctant hero, a reformed gunfighter/preacher? Clint Eastwood--John Wayne? Don't be ridiculous. Ford is perfect for the part, just as Clint was perfect for the Man with No Name and Dirty Harry, and the Duke was perfect for the lead role in The Cowboys and True Grit. If you don't like Glenn Ford, fine. But don't belittle his acting. I'm a fan of Eastwood and Wayne, but Ford is a better actor than either. David Carradine turns in a top notch acting job also as a villain/foil to Ford as hero. True Western fans will appreciate this film.


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