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The Brass Legend (1956)

During a ride with his new pony Sinoya, the young Clay Gibson by chance finds the secret housing of the multiple murderer Tris Hatten. He reports immediately to Sheriff Adams, who strongly ... See full summary »

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Gerd Oswald

Writers:

George Zuckerman (story), Jess Arnold (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh O'Brian ... Sheriff Wade Addams
Nancy Gates ... Linda Gipson
Raymond Burr ... Tris Hatten
Rebecca Welles Rebecca Welles ... Millie Street (as Reba Tassell)
Donald MacDonald ... Clay Gipson
Robert Burton ... Tom Gipson
Eddie Firestone ... Shorty
Willard Sage ... Jonathan Tatum
Robert Griffin ... Doc Ward
Stacy Harris ... George Barlow
Dennis Cross Dennis Cross ... Carl Barlow
Russell Simpson ... Deputy 'Pop' Jackson
Norman Leavitt ... Deputy Cooper
Vicente Padula Vicente Padula ... Sanchez (as Vincent Padula)
Clegg Hoyt Clegg Hoyt ... Bartender
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Storyline

During a ride with his new pony Sinoya, the young Clay Gibson by chance finds the secret housing of the multiple murderer Tris Hatten. He reports immediately to Sheriff Adams, who strongly recommends him not to tell anybody about it. Unfortunately Clay talks to his father nevertheless. He believes Adams just wanted fame and reward for himself and accuses him in the newspaper. Thereby he endangers his son, who's now targeted by a killer which Tris' girlfriend Winnie hired for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Apache Bend Was a Blood-Stained Spot on the Map...Until a "Tin-Star Tornado" Wiped it Clean. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1957 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Duell im Sattel See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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[first lines]
Clay Gipson: How's that, Wade? Hit him every time!
Sheriff Wade Addams: Well, your marksmanship: not bad; but your speed, not so good. That's because you're wastin' a lot of time slappin' leather. You're wearin' your gunbelt a little too high. That's it, lower it a little. You gotta have your wrist just so it's about touchin' your gun handle. That's about right. Now watch... you watch his eyes, never his hands.
[Addams puts a hole right between the eyes of Tris Hatten's wanted poster]
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A prime candidate for Mystery Science Theater 3000
30 December 2012 | by gdonnerSee all my reviews

The only person who should have been shot in this movie is the writer. From a sheriff who sends a murderer to town under the auspices of his girl friend, to a father who has no regard for the safety of his son, this movie is ripe for some very rotten tomatoes.

The dialog adds nothing, and the actors can't save the plot and keep the viewer's interest.

By comparison, "Plan 9 from Outer Space" is at least humorous and entertaining. Would love to see this served on a platter to Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo.

Don't waste your time on this when there are good westerns out there worth watching.


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