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Dead Man's Gun (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  20 March 1997 (USA)
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Harry McDonacle (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Ariadne (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Dobbs (segment "Great McDonacle, The")
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Brittany (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Simon Grey (segment "The Great McDonacle") (as Alfred E. Humphreys)
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Angel Moralis (segment "Great McDonacle, The")
John 'Bear' Curtis ...
Big Joe Silas (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Man (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Bob Meade (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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James J. Peterson (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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Heckler (segment "The Great McDonacle")
Noah Heney ...
Inebrieted heckler (segment "The Great McDonacle")
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It is only a gun - not a common gun but its mystery is not the unusual manufacture but the fact that it is a dead man's gun. Three stories follow the fate of successive holders of this haunted weapon. The Great McDonacle is a second-rate trick shot artist; in his hands the gun cannot miss even the most difficult shots, but doesn't make him quite fast enough. Jack Fleetwood steals the gun from its sleeping owner; he can salt a mine with it and cheat an honest farmer by convincing him to buy this worthless mine, but the con man can be conned. Cole finds the gun on a skeleton; a fast draw becomes a reality, but tragedy comes to his brother. At the end, the gun is returned to the skeleton, waiting for its next victim. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Sorry.. my apologies.....
1 October 2004 | by (Mono, Ontario - Canada) – See all my reviews

I just wanted to clear something up from the original comments I made about "Dead Man's Gun". At the end of the comments I said that I didn't see any voting button to click so I missed it. Well, I just saw it and I just cast my vote for a 9 out of 10 for this film. I originally gave this film an 8 but then I thought it was a little better than an 8 so I gave it a 9. Another reason why I didn't vote on this was because this film was a made-for-TV film and normally whenever I comment on a made-for-TV film there's usually no place where you can place your vote. Another thing: the girl who played Gordon Tootoosis' granddaughter. She appears to be Cheri Maracle but I need to make sure. Anyways, still a good film nonetheless.


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