McCullough is "passing through on my way to Australia" when he takes a job in a gold rush town. After a startling display of marksmanship he immediately arrests the youngest son of the evil landowner (Danby). A battle of hired guns begins as McCullough continues to tame the town and defeat the gunslingers with a combination of skill and wit. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Our trouble-shooting sheriff always put his finger on it (or in it). No wonder they call him The Fastest Finger in the West.
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Did You Know?
The film's title is a parody of a bumper sticker popular around the time it was made, "Support Your Local Police" part of the "law-and-order" movement led by such politicians as Richard Nixon
, Ronald Reagan
and George Wallace
. See more
After his first encounter with the sheriff, Pa Danby goes into the bar and orders whiskey. In each subsequent shot the level in the glass changes. See more
Now I'm gonna take a little trip tomorrow and I want you two to behave yourselves while I'm gone. I don't want nobody to make no martyr out of this here sheriff.
What's a martyr?
Oh, I'm sorry. They didn't use words like that in the third grade, did they?
Well, how would I know? I didn't get that far.
Rock of Ages
Lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Music by Thomas Hastings
Hummed by Joan Hackett See more