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Ring of Fire (1961)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 14 June 1961 (USA)
In the 1960s Oregon, two sheriff deputies arrest three teenagers for robbery but are overpowered and taken hostage while forest fires rage all around them.

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Frank Gorshin and his girlfriend, Joyce Taylor, are on the run from the law when apprehended and arrested by the Sherriff, David Janssen. During the transport to jail Gorshin escapes and in the ensuing chase a forest fire is started. The nearby small town is threatened and the only means of escape is by train, led by David Janssen. Written by Chas Robertson

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....MINUTE by MINUTE... MILE.....by MILE the RING OF FIRE .....closed!

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Adventure | Crime | Drama

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Anel de Fogo  »

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The wreckage from the train crashing into the river is still there today, decades later! The wreckage is located at N 47°19.785 W 123° 38.595, along the Wynoochee River, near the Olympic National Forest in Washington State. See more »

Goofs

Steve works for the county sheriff's department, but his shoulder patch says "police department". There is a difference. See more »

Quotes

Bobbie 'Skidoo' Adams: I don't dig that gas chamber deal. Cyanide's bad for the complexion.
Sergeant Steve Walsh: In this state they hang you.
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Ring of Fire
Written by Duane Eddy
Performed by Duane Eddy
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Excellent movie!
11 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a an excellent movie! . .

With a great guitar sound track by Dwayne Eddy . .

The movie maybe dated . .

But the story holds up . .

It's worth seeing . .

David Janssen is great as the police officer . .

Frank Gorshen plays an excellent juvenile delinquent . .

The fire scene towards the end isn't too great . .

But the acting makes up for it! . .

With all the crap being released on DVD . .

why can't the distributors release older movies like this one!?


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