Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.



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Complete credited cast:
Art Williams
John McLiam ...
F.J. Wilson
Charles Baca ...
Jackson D. Kane ...
Clem (as Jackson Kane)
Perry Williams
John Gill ...
Earl Cole (as John Richard Gill)
Philip L. Mead ...
Rita Rogers ...
Victor Mohica ...
Big Eye (as Vic Mohica)
Raleigh Gardenhire ...
Joe Williams
Dan Boydston ...


Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.

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Together they fought for their guns must turn against each other! See more »




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Release Date:

8 June 1973 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Duel dans la poussière  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Dean Martin rides away from the ranch he shoots down the Massy sign from the gate. The signs were supported by a single post. When he returned the two remaining signs were supported by two posts. See more »


Billy's extra gun at the gunfight at the creek starts off as a single-action blue steel Colt Bisley, recognizable for the distinctive shape of its grip frame, and turns into a nickel-plated double action revolver when he crawls out to the log. See more »


Chuck Jarvis: Well, maybe you better get down to Wilson's office. He's waiting on you.
Jack Bonney: Oh, no hurry. He'll take ten minutes talking about how the President appointed him to bring law and order to this lawless community.
Chuck Jarvis: Yeah. You'd think he'd save some of that breath for breathing.
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Watchable though unexceptional
29 June 2002 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Though it breezes along at an amiable pace, there's really nothing special about this particular western. It has a lot of stuff that ends up being irrelevant, such as with the character of the sheriff's wife, and the multiple flashbacks. Though the technical side is professional, it resembles a made-for-TV movie of the time. Still, there is some interest here. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if Hong Kong director John Woo saw this, because there are elements and themes here that can be found in his movies.

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