As one of the founders of the town of Lincoln, John Chisum is increasingly worried as Lawrence Murphy moves in on the local stores, bank and land by questionable means. Chisum and fellow honest ranch owner Henry Tunstall try and use the law, but Murphy owns that too. Confrontation threatens and Tunstall's man Billy Bonney is not slow to get involved. Written by
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THE HERO - John Wayne is "Chisum"
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Did You Know?
When Chisum and Murphy go over the porch together at the end of the film, the overhead shot of their fall reveals a poorly-concealed mat stretched over the dirt road below. See more
Billy the Kid
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Referenced in Welcome to the Jungle
"Turn Me Around"
Performed by Merle Haggard
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Dominic Frontiere See more