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
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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
[Jason and Prudy are talking about how the Danbys are gathering to come after the sheriff
Have you figured what you're gonna do?
More or less.
Oh, I thought I might just leave town. Just get out of town before they ride in - just ride out and keep on goin'.
I don't believe it.
Well, I don't know why not. I've never made any secret of the fact that basically I'm on my way to Australia. And I don't think I'm gonna find a better time to get started than right now. Besides, uh, I don't like ...
Rock of Ages
Lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Music by Thomas Hastings
Hummed by Joan Hackett See more