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Gun the Man Down (1956)

Passed | | Action, Drama, Romance | 15 November 1956 (USA)
Two bank robbers abandon their wounded partner to the posse and run with the loot but their partner, after serving time in prison, seeks revenge.

Director:

Andrew V. McLaglen

Writers:

Burt Kennedy (screenplay), Sam Freedle (story) (as Sam C. Freedle)
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Cast

Cast overview:
James Arness ... Remington 'Rem' Anderson
Angie Dickinson ... Janice
Robert J. Wilke ... Matt Rankin (as Robert Wilke)
Emile Meyer ... Sheriff Morton
Don Megowan ... Ralph Farley
Michael Emmet Michael Emmet ... Billy Deal
Harry Carey Jr. ... Deputy Lee
Frank Fenton ... Sheriff Leading Posse
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Hotel Man (as Gonzalez Gonzalez)
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Storyline

Three outlaw buddies rob a bank, but one of them is wounded. His two partners and his girlfriend take his share of the loot and run off, leaving him to be captured by the sheriff. Years later, after he gets out of prison, he goes in search of his double-crossing partners and his faithless girlfriend. He finds them in a semi-deserted, run-down town, but instead of killing them right away, he decides to play cat-and-mouse with them first. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arizona Mission See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All of the cast members would also make guest appearances on James Arness' long-running series [Gunsmoke] except for Emile Meyer (Sheriff Morton) and Frank Fenton (Sheriff Leading Posse). Fenton is understandable because he died of a pulmonary embolism the next year (1957). Meyer's absence, however, is puzzling because he was such a prolific guest star-- often in western series--over the next 20 years. See more »

Goofs

When Rem Anderson (James Arness) is brought back from the robbery wounded, and is laid on the table, his girlfriend Janice (Angie Dickinson) checks him and says he's lost a lot of blood and can't be moved. Yet after they leave him, he gets up and staggers around fairly well, with no evidence of blood on him at all. See more »

Connections

Featured in Frances Farmer Presents: Arizona Mission (1962) See more »

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James Arness'Ticket To Gunsmoke
1 November 2019 | by csmith-99615See all my reviews

Great little low budget western that propelled Arness to the role of Matt Dillon. Just enough action, romance and good v evil. Like most 50s westerns, well worth the watch.


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