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The Spikes Gang (1974)

Three farm boys in the Old West help a wounded bank robber, who teaches him the trade.

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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)
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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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Three farm boys in the Old West help a wounded bank robber, who teaches him the trade.

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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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Western

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11 April 1974 (West Germany)  »

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A Quadrilha de Spikes  »

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Robert Beatty, despite being credited as The Sheriff, is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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[The Spikes Gang was forced to shoot an old outlaw]
Will Young: He was nearly as old as my grandfather. He had a safety pin holding up his pants.
Harry Spikes: Son, where there ain't foolishness in life, there's misery. But we got to hold ourselves together somehow, or we would always be crying.
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A very rare underrated Classic!
13 October 2000 | by (Bridgeport,WV) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie about two years ago while I was up studying at around 4:00 A.M. Lee Marvin plays an outlaw that takes three runaway teens under his wing. He teaches them the tricks of the trade in bank robbing. The movie takes on a surprising twist towards the end. A very nice movie that almost NEVER comes on TV. If anyone knows how I could get the VHS version, please email me. Thanks. I give it a 10.


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