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The Train Robbers (1973)

A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

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A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

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The gold or the grave. The young widow could lead them to either. See more »


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Rod Taylor finally got to work with John Wayne after being considered for Rio Bravo (1959), walking out on Circus World (1964), and being passed over for The War Wagon (1967). In later years Taylor would claim to have been good friends with Wayne, although others who knew the older actor have doubted this. See more »

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In the opening sequence the depot sign indicates that the town is Liberty, Texas. This town actually in southeast Texas near Houston. There are no mountains in the area and the nearest desert is several hundred miles to the west. See more »

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Lane: Gold has a way of bringing out the larceny in all of us, Mrs. Lowe.
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Featured in John Wayne: Working with a Western Legend (2005) See more »

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11 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have never seen a John Wayne movie that I didn't enjoy, although some of the very early stuff was a little hammy.

The Duke always gave his best in all his films. Who cares about little little blips here and there. The Good guy always wins, and usually gets the girl.

This film excels because of the way it leads the viewer down a dirty dusty path, with a wonderful twist just where you don't expect it.

As always - Excellent Scenery, even the animals have their own little cameos.

There is plenty of drama, and enough suspense to keep up concentration levels

There are the usual little two way quips, and enough dialogue to paint a clear enough background to the key characters.

Ben Johnson is his usual dry character, Rod Taylor plays a likable delayed adolescent, Ann Margret fills her part amply!

Good Fun - Plenty of Bangs - Well Cast - Memorable Quips.

Nobody minds a bit of repetition if it works, and contributes to the storyline which it does well.


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