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Gone with the West (1975)

After being framed, a cowboy is sent to jail. After his time is served, he leaves with vengeance in his heart. Soon he meets a young Native American woman and together they go to settle their score with a small town and its corrupt leader.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jebediah Kelsey
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Little Moon
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Mimmo, Stage Robber
Barbara Werle ...
Billie
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Sheriff of Black Miller
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Kid Dandy
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Old Little Moon / Narrator
Mike Lane ...
Shark
Kenneth Adams ...
Artie (as Kenny Adams)
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Smithy
Elmore Vincent ...
Jerry
Anne Barton ...
Smithy's Wife
L. Andy Stone ...
Old Jud
Paul Bergen ...
Singing Cowboy
Elizebeth Leigh ...
Gail
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After being framed, a cowboy is sent to jail. After his time is served, he leaves with vengeance in his heart. Soon he meets a young Native American woman and together they go to settle their score with a small town and its corrupt leader.

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Western | Action

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September 1975 (USA)  »

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Little Moon and Jud McGraw  »

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Two versions of this film exist. One is entitled "Gone With the West" and appears to have been filmed in the mid 1970s, while the second is entitled "Jud McGraw and Little Moon" which appears to be a re-edited version of "Gone with the West' with some additional scenes and a name change for the main character from 'Jebediah Kelsey' (sp?) to 'Jud McGraw'. The second version may have been released in the late 1970s. See more »

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When Mimmo assaults Billlie and strips her, she is wearing modern underpants. See more »

Connections

Edited into Messiah of Evil (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Abide with Me
Music by William H. Monk and lyrics by Henry F. Lyte
Sung at the funeral by Paul Bergen
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What WERE they thinking???
3 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Though this film seems to have had a cute idea for a tongue-in-cheek western send-up at its heart, the result was so bad it reminds one of the cheesy pornographic films from the same era. Surely the production values are that low, and and as others have noted, the editing was such as should have earned any film-school student a failing grade. How a name-brand a cast like this one ever got involved with something so poor is to be wondered at. Perhaps no less wondrous is why really awful films like these get released on DVD while so many other infinitely more redeeming ones still fail to see the light of day (I personally am still waiting for "The Secret of Santa Vittoria" with Anthony Quinn). Rest assured, younger viewers, that this disaster is far, far below even the average quality of films of its time. Speaking of which, the 1975 release date cited in these pages cannot be accurate because the Oldsmobile Cutlass so prominently featured in the beginning of the film (yet another waste of otherwise perfectly good celluloid in connection with this movie) was not on the market until the 1978 model year.


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