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Gun Battle at Monterey (1957)

Reno and Turner are partners who robbed the express in Monterey. But when Turner wants to leave the partnership, Reno shoots him and leaves him for dead. But Turner is found by Maria and ... See full summary »

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Jack Leonard (screenplay), Lawrence Resner (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sterling Hayden ... Jay Turner / John York
Pamela Duncan ... Maria Salvador
Ted de Corsia ... Max Reno
Mary Beth Hughes ... Cleo
Lee Van Cleef ... Kirby
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... Sheriff Claude Mundy
Pat Comiskey Pat Comiskey ... Frank
Byron Foulger ... Carson
Mauritz Hugo ... Charley
I. Stanford Jolley ... Idwall
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Reno and Turner are partners who robbed the express in Monterey. But when Turner wants to leave the partnership, Reno shoots him and leaves him for dead. But Turner is found by Maria and nursed back to health. He then searches California for Reno and finds him in Del Ray, running a bar which he got by shooting his partner Abbott. Turner masquerades as York and keeps Reno off balance long enough to trap him. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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GUN-HOT! ROPE-RAW!...it starts with a shot in the back and travels a hundred miles to TERROR (original lobby card) See more »

Genres:

Romance | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dem Henker ausgeliefert See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Maria (Pamela Duncan)has a cropped hairstyle definitely from the 50s, not from the "old Western" time of this movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max Reno: When the tide comes in, you'll be safe as if you were in your mother's arms. I picked this hideout a month ago. It's a beauty, ain't it? You're a lucky boy, Jim. You should have met me a long time ago.
Jay Turner: You'll never let me forget it, Reno...
Max Reno: What?
Jay Turner: How smart you are.
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Bad, Surf Western
24 February 2008 | by chipsanfordSee all my reviews

This movie came on the Western Channel last night after two very good, if not great westerns. The contrast was huge. I couldn't make it half way this one it was so bad. Don't watch this movie unless you have a weird sense of humor.

This is one of the worst western movies I have ever seen in my life. I gave it a 2/10 because I save a one for bad and evil. This didn't qualify in the evil category, just bad, bad, bad. Cheap and bad is probably more accurate

Sterling Hayden is much better than this. I can't believe his poor performance. I expected much more from this actor. Lee Van Clief was no better.

This movie must have been made over a long weekend. The beach scenes didn't work, but they were probably cheap. A surf western?

Bad directing.

Bad camera.

Bad music.

Bad bad, bad and cheap surf western movie.


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