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Gunmen of Abilene (1950)

Abilene gunmen are bent on terrorizing the town of Blue Valley and massacring its inhabitants. They have been hired by local druggist Henry Turner, who has discovered gold beneath the town ... See full summary »

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Fred C. Brannon
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Allan Lane ... Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
Black Jack Black Jack ... Rocky Lane's Stallion
Eddy Waller ... Sheriff Nugget Clark
Roy Barcroft ... Brink Fallon
Donna Hamilton Donna Hamilton ... Mary Clark
Peter Brocco ... Henry Turner
Selmer Jackson ... Dr. Johnson
Duncan Richardson Duncan Richardson ... Dickie Harper
Arthur Walsh Arthur Walsh ... Tim Johnson
Don C. Harvey ... Henchman Todd (as Don Harvey)
Don Dillaway ... Bill Harper
George Chesebro ... Martin
Steve Clark ... Wells
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Abilene gunmen are bent on terrorizing the town of Blue Valley and massacring its inhabitants. They have been hired by local druggist Henry Turner, who has discovered gold beneath the town and wishes complete possession. The gunmen rob supply wagons, burn houses, kill leading citizens and then the gang leader, Brink Fallon, having acquired Rocky Lane's paper, poses as the new deputy marshal sent to bring order. Then the real Rocky Lane shows up in his usual bad mood, and the tide begins to turn. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Battling for buried gold!

Genres:

Action | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cobiça do Ouro See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Standard western fare
11 April 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

There is really nothing to recommend this movie other than an example of Alan "Rocky" Lane, a western star with over 125 films to his credit. The cast is so undistinguished that they even credit the horse! If you've seen more than a couple of westerns, then this one is familiar. The bad guys find gold/silver/whatever, and they want to get it before anyone else knows it is there. So, they start running people out of town. In rides the sheriff/Marshall/whatever and saves the day, but not before he is arrested himself or has to fight his way out of impossible situations.

Yawn!


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