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In the old west, a man becomes a Sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.

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Jason
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Prudy
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Pa Danby
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Olly Perkins
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Jake
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Henry Jackson
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Joe Danby
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Thomas Devery
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Tom Danby
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Fred Johnson
Dick Peabody ...
Luke Danby
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Brady
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Mrs. Danvers
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Bartender
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(uncredited)
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Man at Kate's Eatery (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
Danny Borzage ...
Accordionist at Funeral (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
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Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
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Gunman in Saloon (uncredited)
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Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
Fred Dale ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Luis Delgado ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Ken DuMain ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Jaye Durkus ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
Sig Frohlich ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Jerry Gatlin ...
Street Brawler (uncredited)
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Gunfighter Hired by Danby (uncredited)
Marilyn Jones ...
Bordello Girl at Madame Orr's House (uncredited)
Jack Lilley ...
Danby Family Member (uncredited)
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Gunman McCullough Throws Rocks At (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Street Brawler (uncredited)
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Barfly (uncredited)
Carl Pitti ...
Bartender (uncredited)
Anthony Redondo ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Gunfighter Shot in Jailhouse by McCullough (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Gayle Rogers ...
Bargirl (uncredited)
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Danby Family Member (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Sorensen ...
Man Installing Jail Cell Bars (uncredited)
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Man in Saloon (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
Sally Yarnell ...
Townswoman (uncredited)
John Zimeas ...
Townsman (uncredited)

Directed by

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Burt Kennedy

Written by

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William Bowers ... (written by)

Produced by

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William Bowers ... producer
Bill Finnegan ... associate producer (as William Finnegan)
James Garner ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Jeff Alexander

Cinematography by

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Harry Stradling Jr. ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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George W. Brooks

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Stan G. Davis ... assistant editor

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Leroy Coleman ... (as Leroy A. Coleman)

Set Decoration by

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Hugh Hunt

Makeup Department

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Stanley Smith ... makeup artist
Helene Parrish ... hair stylist (uncredited)

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Ray DeCamp ... assistant director (as Ray De Camp)
David Hawks ... assistant director

Art Department

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Walter Wall ... property master

Sound Department

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Franklin Milton ... recording supervisor
Bruce Wright ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Marcel Vercoutere ... special effects

Stunts

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Denny Arnold ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Catching ... stunt double: Walter Brennan (uncredited)
Roydon Clark ... stunts (uncredited)
John Daheim ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Lilley ... stunts (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Howard Bradner ... key grip
Durward Graybill ... stillman
Wally Meinardus ... camera operator
Howard Roberts ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Norman A. Burza ... wardrobe: men's (as Norman Burza)
Florence Hackett ... wardrobe: women's

Script and Continuity Department

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Marjorie Mullen ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Dave Davies ... publicist
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Plot Summary

McCullough is "passing through on my way to Australia" when he takes a job in a gold rush town. After a startling display of marksmanship, he immediately arrests the youngest son of the evil landowner (Danby). A battle of hired guns begins as McCullough continues to tame the town and defeat the gunslingers with a combination of skill and wit. Written by John Vogel

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Also Known As
  • The Sheriff (United States)
  • Support Your Local Sheriff (Canada, English title)
  • Ne tirez pas sur le shérif (France)
  • También un sheriff necesita ayuda (Spain)
  • Подкрепете местния шериф (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 92 min
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Budget $750,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Though not a sequel nor related to this storyline, this movie was followed by Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971), with most of the cast intact playing similar characters. See more »
Goofs Whilst in the hardware store, the major, apparently, covers the hole in a metal washer with masking tape so that Jason McCullough can demonstrate his shooting skill. While the cowboy era occurred in the latter half of the 1800s, adhesive tape was not invented until 1925. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Westerns (2011). See more »
Soundtracks Rock of Ages See more »
Quotes Jason McCullough: [Fingering dented badge] That must have saved the life of whoever was wearin' it.
Mayor Olly Perkins: Well, it sure would have, if it hadn't been for all them other bullets flyin' in from everywhere.
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