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The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958)

Approved | | Western | 14 May 1958 (USA)
Matt Sloane is sent from Texas to Arizona to tame Tombstone where a gang of outlaws deals with cattle and silver. One of them killed his wife.

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Earl Bellamy
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George Montgomery ... Captain Matt Sloane
Jim Davis ... Johnny Ringo
Beverly Tyler ... Della Cooper
Gerald Milton Gerald Milton ... Ike Clanton
Don Beddoe ... David Cooper, Assayer
Scotty Morrow ... Terry Sloane
Harry Lauter ... Joe Barger
Charles Wagenheim Charles Wagenheim ... Pete Beasley
Lane Bradford ... Curly Bill Brosius
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Col. Emilio
John Frederick John Frederick ... Ranger Mac Burgess (as John Merrick)
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Matt Sloane is sent from Texas to Arizona to tame Tombstone where a gang of outlaws deals with cattle and silver. One of them killed his wife.

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Roughest gunslinger...and the softest girl in the wild west!

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In Tombstone ist der Teufel los See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A town NOT too tough too tame .........
16 June 2006 | by revdrcacSee all my reviews

In this interesting 1958 B-western, George Montgomery is sent to rowdy Tombstone to clean up lawlessness and corruption there. He encounters the likes of Johnny Ringo and Ike Clanton as he proceeds to throw the book (and LEAD ) at the lawless cowpokes. Eventually, good overcomes evil and all is well in the Arizona town..........

Montgomery is fine as the good guy, riding to the rescue. His acting range was limited, but he made up for it with a dogged intensity. Jim Davis was very good as Ringo, making this a fun but undemanding film.

Fans of this era of western film should enjoy this one. It's not Shakespeare, but it is entertaining in a low-budget sorta way !


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