EVIL ROY SLADE (1972)
An all-star cast headlines this hilarious made-for-television movie spoof on the western genre. John Astin (The Addams Family) plays Evil Roy Slade, the meanest villain in the West. The good guys do not have a chance, as Evil Roy turns the tables on the classic western story of good triumphing over evil. Western veteran Pat Butram narrates, and Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Henry Gibson, Edie Adams, Pamela Austin, Milton Berle, Pat Morita, Ed Begley Jr., Dom DeLuise and Penny Marshall co-star.
Clint Walker (Cheyenne, Yellowstone Kelly) and Barry Sullivan (The Tall Man, The Road West) star in this explosive Western, set in the wild and lawless Yuma Territory of the 1800s. United States Marshal Dave Harmon (Walker) is appointed by the Governor to bring order to the territory, known for running off any lawman who dares to bring the rowdies to heel. Also starring Edgar Buchanan (Hopalong Cassidy, Judge Roy Bean), Kathryn Hays (As the World Turns) and Bing Russell (Bonanza).
SAN FRANCISCO STORY (1952)
The rip-roaring California Gold Rush city of 1850s San Francisco comes to life in this gripping western tale of love and law and order on the Barbary Coast, starring Joel McCrea (Wichita Town, Cry Blood Apache) and Yvonne DeCarlo (The Munsters). Rick Nelson (McCrea), after striking it rich in the gold rush, comes to San Francisco to help crusading newspaper editor Jim Martin (Onslow Stevens) clean up the city that crooked politician Andrew Cain (Sidney Blackmer) has under his thumb.
INTO THE BADLANDS (1991)
Into the Badlands is a trilogy of Western tales in a high-concept style reminiscent of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone, the Old West like you’ve never seen it before! These macabre and super-natural stories take place in the 1870's following the trail of a bounty hunter who changes the lives of the people he meets while relentlessly pursuing the outlaw Red Roundtree. Starring Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway, Helen Hunt, Dylan McDermott and Andrew Robinson.
AGAINST A CROOKED SKY (1975)
In Against a Crooked Sky, a color remake of the classic John Ford western The Searchers, Richard Boone (Have Gun, Will Travel) gives one of the best performances of his long career. Boone plays the part of Russian, an aging trapper recruited to help rescue a teenage girl from a band of Native Americans holding her hostage in the wilds of Utah’s vast wilderness. The Indian, Temkai (Geoffrey Land), has abducted Molly Sutter (Shannon Farnon) and Molly’s brother Sam (Stewart Petersen) embarks on a perilous mission to save her, with the help of Russian.
TREASURE OF RUBY HILLS (1955)
A violent feud over water rights in the old West sets the stage for this gritty western, sparked by an all-star cast including Zachary Scott (Colt .45), Lee Van Cleef (For a Few Dollars More, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly), Barton MacLane (Treasure of the Sierra Madre) and Lola Albright (Peter Gunn, The Way West). Cattle ranchers Chalk Reynolds (MacLane) and his ilk have successfully driven off most of the small ranchers from the Ruby Hills country, relying on two ruthless enforcers, Frank Emmet (Van Cleef) and Jack Voyle (Gordon Jones) to do their dirty work.
Six Gun Movies [6 Films]
|Douglas C. Stewart||Writer|