Posse From Hell (1961)

89 mins | Western | May 1961

Director:

William H. Coleman

Writer:

Clair Huffaker

Producer:

Gordon Kay

Cinematographer:

Clifford Stine

Production Designers:

Alexander Golitzen, Alfred Sweeney

Production Company:

Universal Pictures
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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in the Lone Pine area of ... More Less

Location scenes filmed in the Lone Pine area of California. More Less

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LITERARY
Based on the novel Posse From Hell by Clair Huffaker (New York, 1958).
DETAILS
Release Date:
May 1961
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures
Copyright Date:
23 March 1961
Copyright Number:
LP24332
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastman Color
Duration(in mins):
89
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Four killers escape from prison and invade the small Western town of Paradise, where they murder four men and rob the local bank. They abduct young Helen Caldwell as they depart, rape her on the trail, and then leave her to die. Former gunslinger Banner Cole sets out after the gang with a posse of seven, including city-born bank clerk Seymour Kern, who has volunteered to join the hunters. After finding and rescuing Helen, they track down and kill one of the outlaws. The posse dwindles as the hunt continues until only Banner, Helen, and Seymour remain. They manage to round up the remaining outlaws, however, and with peace once more restored, Banner agrees to become the marshal of Paradise, and Helen agrees to remain by his ... +


Four killers escape from prison and invade the small Western town of Paradise, where they murder four men and rob the local bank. They abduct young Helen Caldwell as they depart, rape her on the trail, and then leave her to die. Former gunslinger Banner Cole sets out after the gang with a posse of seven, including city-born bank clerk Seymour Kern, who has volunteered to join the hunters. After finding and rescuing Helen, they track down and kill one of the outlaws. The posse dwindles as the hunt continues until only Banner, Helen, and Seymour remain. They manage to round up the remaining outlaws, however, and with peace once more restored, Banner agrees to become the marshal of Paradise, and Helen agrees to remain by his side. +

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