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Support Your Local Sheriff! ()


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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 (scenesDeleted)
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Mrs. Danvers
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Bartender
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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)
Bill Catching ...
Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
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Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
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Gunman in Saloon (uncredited)
John Daheim ...
Brawler at Emma's (uncredited)
Luis Delgado ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Ken DuMain ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Jaye Durkus ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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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)
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Gunfighter Shot in Jailhouse by McCullough (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Gayle Rogers ...
Bargirl (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ...
Danby Family Member (uncredited)
Ted Smile ...
Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Sorensen ...
Man Installing Jail Cell Bars (uncredited)
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Man in Saloon (uncredited)
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Brawl Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by

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Burt Kennedy

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William Bowers ... (written by)

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

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Jeff Alexander

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Harry Stradling Jr. ... director of photography

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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)

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Hugh Hunt

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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

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Walter Wall ... property master

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

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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)

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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

Other crew

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Dave Davies ... publicist
Marjorie Mullen ... script supervisor
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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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Taglines Bad men... Bad ladies... Bad horses... See more »
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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 When the Danbys come into town for the final showdown, there are 13 of them. During the battle, two are shot down by Prudie, yet when they all come to the cannon at the end, there are still 13 of them. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Westerns (2011). See more »
Soundtracks Rock of Ages See more »
Quotes Mayor Ollie Perkins: I wanted you to meet my daughter, Sheriff. She's a good cook, a mighty fine looking girl. Takes after her dear, departed mother.
Jason McCullough: Mother died, huh?
Mayor Ollie Perkins: Nope, she just departed.
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