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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Madge, is there a doctor in this town?
One of the best
Fine, alright I'll repeat; I'm you're preacher. I will protect anyone who comes around this church. I'd try to understand that, if I were you
[exchange of gunfire
Well, you'd better get a doctor, Madge. And the rest of you, there'll be no killing around this church unless I do the killing. Amen.
Referenced in Dad Made Dirty Movies
A Lonley Place
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Music by Johnny Mandel See more