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The Saturday Western: Guns in the Afternoon

Synopsis

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Starring Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea

One of the first of the new-style Westerns which takes a realistic - but also nostalgic - look at life in the Old West.
Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea play two ex-lawmen who team up as guards to accompany a gold shipment from a remote mining camp to a small town bank.

Contributors

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Gil Westrum: Randolph Scott
Steve Judd: Joel McCrea
Elsa Knudsen: Mariette Hartley
Heck Longtree: Ronald Starr
Judge Tolliver: Edgar Buchanan
Joshua Knudsen: R.G. Armstrong
Elder Hammond: John Anderson
Sylvus Hammond: L.Q. Jones
Henry Hammond: Warren Oates
Billy Hammond: James Drury
Jimmy Hammond: John Davis Chandler
Kate: Jenie Jackson
Saloon girl: Carmen Phillips






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