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Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)

 -  Drama | Western  -  11 July 1973 (USA)
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J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to ... See full summary »

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J.D. Cahill
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Fraser
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Danny
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Lightfoot
Clay O'Brien ...
Billy Joe
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Mrs. Green
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Struther
Dan Vadis ...
Brownie
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MacDonald
Scott Walker ...
Ben Tildy
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Denver
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Charlie
Rayford Barnes ...
Pee Wee Simser
Dan Kemp ...
Joe Meehan
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Hank
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J.D. Cahill is the toughest U.S. Marshal they've got, just the sound of his name makes bad guys stop in their tracks, so when his two young boy's want to get his attention they decide to rob a bank. They end up getting more than they bargained for. Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>

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Break the law and he's the last man you want to see. And the last you ever will. See more »

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Drama | Western

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11 July 1973 (USA)  »

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Cahill: United States Marshal  »

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The opening scene was filmed entirely in the studio. See more »

Goofs

Many of the long shots of Cahill are obviously not John Wayne. See more »

Quotes

J.D. Cahill: Lightfoot, Amy and me tried for a lot of years to have children... but maybe they came along too late in my life.
Lightfoot: J.D.?
J.D. Cahill: Yeah?
Lightfoot: There ain't nothing too late... if you love it.
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Referenced in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

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A Man Gets To Thinkin'
Music by Elmer Bernstein
Lyrics by Don Black
Sung by Charlie Rich
(Courtesy of Epic Records)
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Routine Duke Western From His Later Years
27 December 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

John Wayne stars as tough-as-nails U.S. Marshal J.D. Cahill. When Cahill finds out a bank is robbed and an old friend killed, he grabs an Indian friend (Neville Brand) and heads out looking for them. Little does he know that mixed up with the bank robbers are his own two sons.

Starts out well but gradually bogs down in feelings of sameness. I felt like I had seen this movie before with John Wayne. Still, it's watchable and avid fans of the Duke will enjoy it most. Lots of recognizable faces in minor roles. George Kennedy makes for a good villain. The kids are annoying. It's the kind of movie you don't seek out but if it's on TV and you have time to kill, you watch it.


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