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Bandido! (1956)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, War | September 1956 (USA)
An arms dealer and a mercenary cross swords during the 1916 Mexican revolution.

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American arms dealer Kennedy hopes to make a killing by selling to the "regulares" in the 1916 Mexican revolution. American mercenary Wilson favors the rebel faction headed by Escobar, and they plot to hijack Kennedy's arms; but Wilson also has his eye on Kennedy's wife. Raids, counter-raids, and escapes follow in a veritable hail of bullets. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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THE CRY THAT ROCKED THE WORLD'S HOTTEST STRIP OF HELL! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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$1,650,000, 31 December 1956
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2.55 : 1
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The film was a collaboration between Robert Mitchum's independent production company DRM Productions and Robert L. Jacks Productions and it marked Mitchum's first producing effort. See more »

Goofs

When Kennedy confronts Wilson and Lisa at the stairs, the long shot from behind Kennedy's shoulder show Wilson holding Lisa's right forearm as she stands to Wilson's left and slightly behind. The following close shot shows Wilson holding Lisa's left forearm with her half-hidden behind him. See more »

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Referenced in Black River (1957) See more »

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Good Mitchum vehicle taking place during the Mexican revolution
16 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

You can usually count on Richard Fleisher to deliver the goods, and here he does not disappoint. Robert Mitchum as an American soldier-0f-fortune gives a good performance. However, the always reliable Zachary Scott virtually steals the movie in the heavy role. The film was shot on location and that certainly adds to the fun. I recommend this film.


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