A sharpshooting saddle tramp with a price on his head falls for the daughter of a wealthy ranch owner. He vows to win enough money in shooting contests to win her father's approval, but ... See full summary »
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A sharpshooting saddle tramp with a price on his head falls for the daughter of a wealthy ranch owner. He vows to win enough money in shooting contests to win her father's approval, but when he returns years later, he finds she has married another man who is jealous of her affections. The husband tries to have a murder warrant served on the drifter; shoots him in the back and when and hires a gambler to murder the man. None of these attempts on the drifter's life kills him and when the wife leaves him, the husband goes gunning for the drifter, now the star of a Wild West show. Written by Daivd Bassler

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A blood and thunder extravaganza [Video] [Australia]

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24 January 1980 (USA)  »

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The Ben Johnson character "Doc Bogardus" is a combination of two professional exhibition shooters who carried on a rivalry from 1877 - 1883. William Frank "Doc" Carver (1840-1927) and Capt. Adam Henry Bogardus (1833-1913). The rivalry ended in 1883 when Carver out shot Bogardus in 19 of the 25 sponsored contests between them. See more »

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Doc Holliday: From what I read in the newspaper, you're worth two thousand dollars alive or dead.
Hugh Cardiff: Man, I always knew I'd amount to something.
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A real piece of crap!
20 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wild Times is a real piece of crap. A Don "Red" Barry movie from the early forties has more intelligence than this tripe. The dialogue was dumb, the storyline was dumber, and the acting was way below par. My wife and I got stuck watching all three hours and twenty one minutes of this valueless video on the Westerns Channel, hoping that as time wore on it would get better. It never did. It started out mildly okay, then went downhill from there. Some movie moguls must have had a lot of cash and nothing to do to waste their time and everyone elses with this worthless western. If you have the choice of watching Wild Times or rearranging your sock drawer - do the socks. It'll be more entertaining.


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