The Bull of the West (1972)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  1972 (USA)
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Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).


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Credited cast:
Ben Justin (archive footage)
Geraldine Brooks ...
Georgia Price (archive footage)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve (archive footage)
Judge Garth (archive footage)
Man from Virginia (archive footage)
Deputy Emmett Ryker (archive footage)
Spinner (archive footage)
Johnny Wade (archive footage)
Ben Tully (archive footage)
'Bear' Suchette (archive footage)
Trampas (archive footage)
Mary Justin (archive footage)
Robert Random ...
Will Justin (archive footage)
Gilly (archive footage)


Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).

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Vengeance is the spur.




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1972 (USA)  »

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Vengeance Is the Spur  »

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dark TV western
20 September 2005 | by (smokymtns) – See all my reviews

Almost has a 'film noir' feeling. Has 'heavier' drama than what current TV shows depict. More 'real life' atmosphere than 'bigger than life'atmosphere which is what a lot of westerns go for. The sentiment of the past few decades is easily reanimated to potency in the post 911 USA. I've noticed that in viewing westerns, especially the ones that were candidates for quick categorization by critics into 'template' scripts, the actions and characters now take on more mythic proportions. I think this has to do with the attack on the west in the 21st century. Mechanically has good mix of three plots but has some 'tv-esque'acting, however this is easy to ignore and enjoy the film anyway. Good mix of big stars seen in roles before they broke out and dominated the western/action film scene in Hollywood.

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