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The Gun (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 November 1974 (USA)
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The "life" of a handgun is followed from its manufacture to its ultimate fate, and shows the effects the weapon has on its various owners.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Elliott ...
Art Hilliard
Jean Le Bouvier ...
Fran
Wallace Rooney ...
Howie
David Huffman ...
Wayne
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Natcho
Edith Diaz ...
Gloria
Felipe Turich ...
Señor Peralta
Valentin de Vargas ...
Frank (as Val DeVargas)
Ramon Bieri ...
Walt Kelsy
Michael McGuire ...
Wilke
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Tom
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Braverman
Richard Bright ...
Gil Strauss
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Beryl Strauss
Randy Gray ...
Kenny
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The "life" of a handgun is followed from its manufacture to its ultimate fate, and shows the effects the weapon has on its various owners.

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29 December 2002 | by (Cyberia) – See all my reviews

The central character in this movie is a gun; the story deals with the various characters who possess it, and the bad ends they come to. I haven't seen it for almost 30 years, so I can't write a proper review; but it sticks out in my mind as a TV-movie of the better sort, i.e. where the low budget and tight schedule encourage innovation that might not be acceptable on a big-budget movie needing to offer a safe return on its investment.


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