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Guns of a Stranger (1973)

Forced in the line of duty to kill a young Abilene gunman, Sheriff Matthew Roberts (Marty Robbins)is torn by inner anguish and takes off his bade and leaves Kansas. Time passes and Roberts ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Hinkle

Writer:

Charles W. Aldridge (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marty Robbins ... Sheriff Matthew Roberts (The Drifter)
Chill Wills ... Tom Duncan
Dovie Beams Dovie Beams ... Virginia Duncan
Steven Tackett Steven Tackett ... Danny Duncan (as Steve Tackett)
Bill Coontz ... Ace Gorenum (as William Foster)
Shug Fisher ... Shug Meadows
Tom Hartman Tom Hartman ... Harley Rutledge
Charles W. Aldridge Charles W. Aldridge ... Clyde Terlan (as Charley Aldridge)
Ronny Robbins Ronny Robbins ... Alfred Bearden
Melody Hinkle Melody Hinkle ... Faye Bearden
Mark Reed Mark Reed ... Young Outlaw
Don Winters Don Winters ... Axe Mayhew
Bobby Sykes Bobby Sykes ... Bob Bishop
Fred Graham ... Sheriff Stoner
Phil Strassberg Phil Strassberg ... Nathan Cryder
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Storyline

Forced in the line of duty to kill a young Abilene gunman, Sheriff Matthew Roberts (Marty Robbins)is torn by inner anguish and takes off his bade and leaves Kansas. Time passes and Roberts is known as 'The Drifter', wandering restlessly through the west. In Arizona, he aids an elderly rancher, Tom Duncan (Chill Wills), and his granddaughter, Virginia (Dovie Beams) and her kid-brother Danny (Steven Tackett) in their fight to save their small ranch from a crooked banker and his gang of outlaws. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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He Rode In Alone - A Silent Stranger - Until The Day His Blazing Guns Did The Talking!

Genres:

Action | Music | Western

Certificate:

G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Drifter See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Final film of Fred Graham. See more »

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Super singer but not an actor
9 January 2006 | by davidcorne245See all my reviews

Marty Robbins was a great singer who was gifted with one of the greatest voices to ever grace any kind of music. He made a few films but most are just vehicles for his singing. This has him in a western role and is O.K. as long as you don't expect 'Shane' 'High Noon' or 'The Wild Bunch.' It was made in the 70's when sadly the western was in decline and would have probably gone down better in the 40's or 50's. Decidedly better than his other western movie 'Ballad of a Gunfighter'which must have had a budget of about 30 dollars and probably took as much at the box office. Marty's fans however will treasure having any movie by their man.


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