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The Spikes Gang (1974)

PG  |   |  Western  |  11 April 1974 (West Germany)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harry Spikes
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Will
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Les
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Tod (as Charlie Martin Smith)
Arthur Hunnicutt ...
Kid White
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Basset (as Noah Beery)
Marc Smith ...
Abel Young
Don Fellows ...
Cowboy
Elliott Sullivan ...
Billy
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Sheriff (credit only)
Ralph Brown ...
Posse Leader
Bill Curran ...
Gillis
Ricardo Palacios ...
Doctor
David Thomson ...
Sheriff of Carrizo Springs
Bert Conway ...
Bank Teller
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One day, three farm boys come upon a wounded outlaw named Harry Spikes. They take him to one of the boys' barn... See full synopsis »

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Three boys wanted to be like their hero. Harry Spikes. They got their wish. Soon they were worth a fortune. DEAD or ALIVE.

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11 April 1974 (West Germany)  »

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Demir mizraklilar  »

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The extremely low holsters worn by the three boys are so unauthentic to the period as to be downright silly. See more »

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[Tod has been severely wounded during a bank robbery]
Harry Spikes: I don't know when I liked a boy so much. He was never noisy... never rude. A born gentleman by nature. Well, let's hope the ground that covers his grave will always be green.
Will Young: He's not dead yet!
Harry Spikes: He's a goner. Say goodbye and let's go.
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Lee wasn't Marvin at this
2 March 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I ran this film in my cinema as a double feature with a western called BILLY TWO HATS. I apologize. I shouldn't really because only 4 people came on the two nights it showed. BILLY TWO HATS featured Desi Arnaz Jnr as an Indian. It was filmed in Israel. Maybe Desi Jnr was making this in between takes of this glorious musical nobody saw either, called MARCO about.....Marco Polo. I am just aghast at all this. Anyway, THE SPIKES GANG is a rustic teenage crime drama from the B grade school of drive in movie-making that saw Bonnie and Clyde...Bloody Mama... Bullet For Pretty Boy...Boxcar Bertha or whatever. It has a good cast and solid production values. But nobody really wanted to see it and it was probably always doomed to be half of a double feature in a bumpkin drive in. Ron Howard in this and Desi Arnaz Jnr in the other. The local kids just thought this was nothing. In the 80s we had Matt Dillon films to take their place...like KANSAS.


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