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A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

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James Garner plays a ladies' man who ends up on the run from a conquest. He has an embarrassing problem that requires a doctor, but that is not immediately disclosed. He and a town barsweep form a plot to impersonate a well known gunfighter so that Garner can pay off his debts and skip town before the soon to come arrival of the real gunfighter. The cast is almost identical to Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) and the humor is similar. Typical: "You hit him from behind!" Garner: "Just as hard as I could!" Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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The story of a man who took the law into his own finger!


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3 June 1971 (West Germany)  »

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Marie Windsor replaced Marilyn Maxwell as "Goldie". See more »

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The same two men hurriedly pass together right behind Swifty Morgan twice after he arrives in Purgatory and begins walking down the street, once in close-up of Swifty, and again a short time later from a different angle further away, clearly the same footage from different angles used twice to lengthen his stroll down the street. See more »

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Jug: You know, I may not have too much of a chance with Swifty Morgan. But suppose I down him?
Latigo: Well, suppose you don't? And the odds are a thousand to one you won't. Well, you'll just end up an unknown character under a wooden cross on Boot Hill.
Jug: Well, everybody winds up dead sooner or later.
Latigo: Well, the smart ones try to postpone it as long as possible.
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For the entire family
11 May 2000 | by (Lake Butler, Florida) – See all my reviews

Good wholesome family entertainment without any of today's obvious little references towards sex and bad language. James Garner always gives a fine performance with his flair for comedy. Be sure to also see "Support Your Local Sheriff". The kids will love it.


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