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Mark Hanna (writer)
Joseph Van Winkle (writer)
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Release Date:
May 1971 (USA) See more »
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Tough men, during hard times, battle for the ultimate weapon.
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Doctor Gatling invented a war machine to beat all arrows, and guns. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Guy Stockwell ... Lt. Wayne Malcolm

Robert Fuller ... Pvt. Sneed

BarBara Luna ... Leona (as Barbara Luna)

Woody Strode ... Runner the Scout

Patrick Wayne ... Jim Boland

Pat Buttram ... Tin Pot
Carlos Rivas ... Two-Knife
Tommy Cook ... Pvt. Elwood

Steve Conte ... Pvt. Mitchell
David Cargo ... Cpl. Benton (as David F. Cargo)

John Carradine ... Rev. Harper
Judy Jordan ... Martha Boland

Phil Harris ... Luke Boland
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kalai Strode ... Indian Who Shoots Sneed (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Gordon 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Hanna  writer
Joseph Van Winkle  writer

Produced by
Giuseppe Balestrieri .... associate producer
Mark Hanna .... associate producer
Oscar Nichols .... producer (as Oscar L. Nichols)
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
Bert Shefter 
 
Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette  (as Jacques Marquette)
 
Film Editing by
Edward Mann 
 
Costume Design by
Charles Arrico  (as Chuck Arrico)
Robert B. Harris 
 
Makeup Department
Janice Brunson .... hair stylist (as Jan Brunson)
Dan Greenway .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nat Holt Jr. .... second assistant director
Mark Sandrich Jr. .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Bill Dietz .... props
 
Sound Department
Neal Chastain .... sound effects editor
John R. MacDonald .... boom operator
Al Overton .... sound effects (as Al Overton Sr.)
 
Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects (as Ira H. Anderson)
 
Stunts
Whitey Hughes .... stunts (uncredited)
Kalai Strode .... stunt archer (uncredited)
Woody Strode .... stunt archer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lloyd Garnell .... chief electrician
 
Music Department
Erma E. Levin .... music editor (as Erma Levin)
 
Other crew
George Rutter .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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93 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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The Apache Indians for some reason speak Spanish, though they obviously understand English.See more »

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Familiar cast with no conviction, 1 September 2013
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

A familiar cast of western regulars make up the players in The Gatling Gun. Sad to say that a badly written and/or a badly edited story fill this plot with more holes than a Gatling Gun could give a wooden wall.

A couple of troopers plus Reverend John Carradine and his seductive stepchild Barbara Luna steal a Gatling Gun from the army to give to the Apaches. One of the troopers is killed, but the other, Robert Fuller, is captured along with Carradine and Luna and Captain Guy Stockwell is assigned to bring The Gatling Gun and his prisoners back.

But the Apache chief Carlos Rivas still wants that weapon and the rest of the film is concerned with his efforts to get it even though he doesn't know that it doesn't have a firing pin.

The players here speak their lines truly without conviction. They all know that when the film is done it will grace their Thanksgiving table that year.

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