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Top Gun (1955)

Approved | | Western | 29 January 1956 (UK)
A gunslinger returns to his hometown to warn of an impending outlaw gang attack, but he's met with hatred and fear for his previous killings.

Director:

Ray Nazarro

Writers:

Steve Fisher (story and screenplay), Richard Schayer (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sterling Hayden ... Rick Martin
William Bishop ... Canby Judd
Karin Booth ... Laura Mead (as Karen Booth)
James Millican ... Marshal Bat Davis
Regis Toomey ... Jim O'Hara
Hugh Sanders ... Ed Marsh
John Dehner ... Tom Quentin
Rod Taylor ... Lem Sutter
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Storyline

Gunfighter Rick Martin returns to his hometown of Casper, Wyoming to learn of the fate of his mother and to warn the town of an impending raid by the Tom Quentin gang. The townspeople however reject him, afraid that his gunslinging past will cause new trouble. Rick learns that his mother did not die of illness but was murdered, and he comes to suspect the town's leading citizen -- a man now engaged to marry the woman Rick loves. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Give Us All The Whiskey, Gold And Women In Town...Or We'll Burn It To The Ground! See more »

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1956 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Top Gun See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

During the scene on the edge of town where Martin is about to be framed, you can clearly see a set of car headlights move across the mountain road in the background. See more »

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Referenced in Good Blokes & Superstars (1992) See more »

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The 25 Year Old Rod Taylor
3 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Having acted alongside Bette Davis and Joan Collins in 'The Virgin Queen' the previous year, the 25 year old Rod Taylor progressed from extra work to small acting roles in films like this one. Although he was born in Australia, you didn't notice his Australian accent.


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