The Quick Gun (1964)

88 mins | Western | April 1964

Director:

Sidney Salkow

Writer:

Robert E. Kent

Producer:

Grant Whytock

Cinematographer:

Lester Shorr

Editor:

Grant Whytock

Production Designer:

Robert Purcell

Production Company:

Admiral Pictures
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HISTORY

Locations scenes filmed in the San Fernando Valley, California. The working title of this film is The Fastest Gun ... More Less

Locations scenes filmed in the San Fernando Valley, California. The working title of this film is The Fastest Gun . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
MUSIC
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Fastest Gun" by Steve Fisher (publication undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Fastest Gun
Release Date:
April 1964
Copyright Claimant:
Admiral Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 May 1964
Copyright Number:
LP28067
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
Technicolor
Widescreen/ratio
Techniscope
Duration(in mins):
88
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Clint Cooper, who left his home town after being forced into a duel in which the sons of a powerful rancher were killed, decides to return and claim his right to his father's ranch. He also plans to resume his relationship with his girl friend, Helen Reed. On the way home, he learns that a large gang plans to rob the town bank. He arrives in town and finds that most of the townsmen have left on a cattle drive, but he agrees to help his long-time friend Scotty, the sheriff, defend the town against the gang. In the ensuing battle, many of the raiders are killed, as well as Scotty and most of the town's defenders. Only Clint, the minister, and an elderly man remain. These three manage to defeat the surviving raiders, and Clint stays on to become the new ... +


Clint Cooper, who left his home town after being forced into a duel in which the sons of a powerful rancher were killed, decides to return and claim his right to his father's ranch. He also plans to resume his relationship with his girl friend, Helen Reed. On the way home, he learns that a large gang plans to rob the town bank. He arrives in town and finds that most of the townsmen have left on a cattle drive, but he agrees to help his long-time friend Scotty, the sheriff, defend the town against the gang. In the ensuing battle, many of the raiders are killed, as well as Scotty and most of the town's defenders. Only Clint, the minister, and an elderly man remain. These three manage to defeat the surviving raiders, and Clint stays on to become the new sheriff. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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