An outlaw tries to avoid interference as he journeys to pull off a $2,000,000 gold robbery.

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Cast

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Catlow
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Cowan
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Miller
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Rosita
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Christina
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Rio (as Michael Delano)
Julián Mateos ...
Recalde (as Julian Mateos)
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Caxton
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Mrs. Frost
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Oley (as Bob Logan)
John Clark ...
Keleher
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Dutch
Cass Martin ...
Sanchez
José Nieto ...
General (as Jose Nieto)
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Storyline

Marshall Cowan and the mercenary Miller are both separately hunting the outlaw Catlow. During the Civil War both Cowan and the always smiling Catlow were comrades. Catlow helps Cowan, when he is wounded in the right leg by an arrow from the Apaches, despite Cowan hunting him. Catlow escapes with help of his gang. Catlow then robes a Mexican gold shipment, worth $ 2,000,000. Catlow flies with the stolen gold through the dangerous territory of the Apaches who besides of Miller, Cowan and the Mexican cavalry, are hunting for him and his gang of outlaws. Written by Robert

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The Mexican cavalry wanted him murdered. The Apache nation wanted him massacred. Texas ranchers wanted him mangled and his only hope was a Marshal, who wanted him hanged. See more »

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Comedy | Western

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Rated PG-13 for western action violence | See all certifications »

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1 October 1971 (USA)  »

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Maverick Gold  »

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Trivia

Stephen Boyd was originally announced as the lead. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after Cowan is given a beautiful Palomino (light brown horse with an ample blond mane) as a gift from Christina to replace the horse he lost while saving her brother's life, he rides off into the desert in pursuit of Catlow on a (dark brown) Quarter Horse. See more »

Quotes

Miller: Now, how good are you on a horse?
Catlow: As good as the next man.
Miller: You ain't heard the conditions. You ride this bronc with your hands tied behind your back... and your neck in that noose!
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Referenced in Hammer (1972) See more »

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Stagecoach - Catlow (End Titles)
Composed and Arranged by Roy Budd
Performed by Roy Budd And His Orchestra
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Gleeful Yul Brynner plays super-outlaw of the old west
14 November 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Yul Brynner plays the cheerfully lawless rogue "Catlow", perpetually on the run from lawman and friend "Ben" (Richard Crenna) and malevolent bounty hunter "Miller" (Leonard Nemoy - in one of his early post-Star Trek roles). Great music, obviously 'influenced' by the soundtrack to "The Magnificent Seven", and an over-the-top plot involving stealing mexican gold stolen from the confederacy, Apaches, alternatively willing and vengeful women, banditos, and enough captures and escapes for several movies. Lightweight fun (in that lightheartedly violent way of late-1960's/early 1970's movies, in which any character whose name we didn't know was liable to receive instant death from the hero or villain -- a characteristic, of course, of many action movies to this day), with just enough actual danger (from the Apaches and Miller) to keep it interesting.


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