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The Train Robbers (1973)

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A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

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Burt Kennedy

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Burt Kennedy
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Wayne ... Lane
Ann-Margret ... Mrs. Lowe
Rod Taylor ... Grady
Ben Johnson ... Jesse
Christopher George ... Calhoun
Bobby Vinton ... Ben Young
Jerry Gatlin Jerry Gatlin ... Sam Turner
Ricardo Montalban ... The Pinkerton Man
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A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

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The gold or the grave. The young widow could lead them to either. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dreckiges Gold See more »

Filming Locations:

Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Batjac Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Cinematographer William H. Clothier's final film. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence the depot sign indicates that the town is Liberty, Texas. This town actually in southeast Texas near Houston. There are no mountains in the area and the nearest desert is several hundred miles to the west. See more »

Quotes

Grady: [Repeated line] Somethin' to do!
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Connections

Edited into Ann-Margret: Från Valsjöbyn till Hollywood (2014) See more »

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A classic, a real one
18 July 2013 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

I know this film since I was a kid. Nothing new here. I watched it yesterday, once more. It could have been made by Andrew Mac Laglen. All these westerns made in the late 60's and early 70's, starring John Wayne and his pals, have nothing to do with the same period Sam Peckinpah's or Monty Hellman's ones, the new western, another kind. But I like the both. The new generation was more downbeat, the counter culture, the death of the old west. Wayne was thousand miles away from this. On the contrary, he was still in the old western, from the fifties and forties.

So, what could I say more about TRAIN ROBBERS?

I like this kind of westerns, and always will do.

Period.


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