The Texican (1966)

86 mins | Western | October 1966

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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in Spain. Released in Spain as Texas Kid or El Tejano . Some credits have been ... More Less

Location scenes filmed in Spain. Released in Spain as Texas Kid or El Tejano . Some credits have been Anglicized. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANIES
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
WRITERS
Story-scr
Spanish vers scr
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
Mus comp
Mus cond
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
MAKEUP
Hairdresser
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod supv
Prod mgr
Cont
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
El Tejano
Texas Kid
Release Date:
October 1966
Copyright Claimant:
M. C. R. Productions
Copyright Date:
1 November 1966
Copyright Number:
LP34402
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Widescreen/ratio
Techniscope
Duration(in mins):
86
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Framed by saloon keeper Luke Starr, the ruthless boss of a Texas frontier town, lawman Jess Carlin takes refuge in a Mexican town and becomes known as The Texican. He breaks his vow never to return to Texas, however, when his brother, the editor of a smalltown newspaper, is murdered after exposing Starr's crooked dealings. Jess outdraws the gunfighters sent by Luke to kill him and sets about finding proof of Starr's guilt in his brother's murder. He becomes involved with Kit O'Neal, a dancehall girl to whom Luke is attracted, and with his brother's former fiancée, Sandy Adams. He finally obtains the evidence he needs and with Kit's help escapes a trap set by Luke. He guns down Luke and his henchman and goes off to clear his name while Kit awaits his ... +


Framed by saloon keeper Luke Starr, the ruthless boss of a Texas frontier town, lawman Jess Carlin takes refuge in a Mexican town and becomes known as The Texican. He breaks his vow never to return to Texas, however, when his brother, the editor of a smalltown newspaper, is murdered after exposing Starr's crooked dealings. Jess outdraws the gunfighters sent by Luke to kill him and sets about finding proof of Starr's guilt in his brother's murder. He becomes involved with Kit O'Neal, a dancehall girl to whom Luke is attracted, and with his brother's former fiancée, Sandy Adams. He finally obtains the evidence he needs and with Kit's help escapes a trap set by Luke. He guns down Luke and his henchman and goes off to clear his name while Kit awaits his return. +

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