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Bullet for a Badman (1964)

Approved | | Western | 1 September 1964 (USA)
Former Texas Rangers Sam Ward and Logan Keliher become enemies when Sam turns bank robber and Logan marries Sam's ex-wife.

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R.G. Springsteen
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Audie Murphy ... Logan Keliher
Darren McGavin ... Sam Ward
Ruta Lee ... Lottie
Beverley Owen ... Susan
Skip Homeier ... Pink
George Tobias ... Diggs
Alan Hale Jr. ... Leach (as Alan Hale)
Berkeley Harris Berkeley Harris ... Jeff
Edward Platt ... Tucker (as Edward C. Platt)
Kevin Tate Kevin Tate ... Sammy
Cece Whitney Cece Whitney ... Goldie
Mort Mills ... Ira Snow
Ray Teal ... Sweeper
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Storyline

Murphy plays ex-lawman who must strap on the guns again to catch a former nemesis, McGavin, who happens to be the ex husband of Murphy's wife and father of the boy that believes he's Murphy's son. Written by Rita Richardson

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The Gunslinger Whose Life He Had Saved Forced Him To Stand In The Path Of A... Bullet for a Badman See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Renegade Posse See more »

Filming Locations:

Snow Canyon, Utah, USA See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

3 Channel Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

It was while filming this movie that Alan Hale Jr. got his casting call for Gilligan's Island (1964). He had to ride out of Zion National Park in St. George, Utah on horseback to the highway and hitchhike to Las Vegas to fly out to the interview. See more »

Quotes

Seida: Logan, don't take any chances. I don't want you to kill him. But if it has to be you or him - if it comes to that - I want you to come back.
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Referenced in City Women (1971) See more »

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NOT MUCH HERE, HERE...!
10 March 2019 | by masonfiskSee all my reviews

A lesser Audie Murphy Western vehicle starring a bunch of TV actors in this tale of a robbery gone wrong & the retired law man reinstated to catch the culprits who did it. A posse catches up w/the thieves led by Darren McGavin (from The Night Stalker) & makes the trip home to bring them to justice when greed gets into the eyes of the good guys who decide to off the baddies & take the loot for themselves. Of course Murphy will have nothing to do w/it & must eventually team up w/McGavin to throw a wrench into their plans. Posse members include Alan Hale (Skipper from Gilligan's Island) & Edward Platt (Chief from Get Smart) & while the movie is an easily digestible 80 minutes or so, one wonders what a better script/director could've done w/this tired material.


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