Pat O'Malley , George Selk , Glenn Strange , Jeri Weil , Frank D. After half the congregation raises their hand, George asks Dora to leave with him and she agrees, but Lou argues that they cannot afford to lose George, a generous, law-abiding citizen. Determined to avenge his brother's death, Toledo and his posse follow the fleeing robbers. When both coins land on the ground with perfect holes through their centers, everyone is aghast. A study of what draws men to violence in order to prove themselves men in the eyes of their acquaintances family and friends as well as themselves. After eventually settling in a small town as a quiet shopkeeper, a drunken Temple makes the mistake of showing off his skills. Kelby's young son George Jr.
One evening at a town dance, George is again angered when Harvey, Fred Fenwick, Doc Jennings and others drunkenly boast about working with their hands, insinuating that George is a lesser man for being a shopkeeper. Tamblyn does a nicely choreographed acrobatic dance number before it is all over. Eines Tages kommt er nach Cross Creek. While the whole town continues to take their vows at church, Brian Tibbs finds his son with the men in the saloon, where Harold demands to know the name of the gunslinger Bobby praises. The entire congregation then swears one by one to keep the secret, but Dora reminds George that he has not told them the entire truth.
It seems whenever Temple's prowess with a gun is discovered, he and his wife, Dora Jeanne Crain , have to skip town before someone challenges him to a duel. Soon after, as Harold, Swope and Wells approach Cross Creek to steal fresh horses, George enters the church with his gun during Sunday morning service and hands the weapon to the reverend, promising never to use it again. Alerted by the gunshot, the townspeople rush to the steps of the church, where Swope tells them his onerous and unpredictable boss wants to meet the so-called fastest gun. When the criminal Vinnie Harold Broderick Crawford catches wind of it, a showdown is imminent. Prompted by Wells' lit torch, Lou yells to the outlaws that their man will soon come out and then takes the gun from the podium himself, knowing that to draw against the killer will mean his certain death.
Gilroy Screenplay Writing Russell Rouse Screenplay Writing Frank D. After eventually settling in a small town as a quiet shopkeeper, a drunken Temple makes the mistake of showing off his skills. George during the years has taken over his father's identity but has never drawn a gun in anger on anyone in his life. It seems whenever Temple's prowess with a gun is discovered, he and his wife, Dora Jeanne Crain , have to skip town before someone challenges him to a duel. When news breaks that legendary gunman Clint Fallon has been gunned down by Vinnie Harold Broderick Crawford , the townspeople laugh when George claims to be faster than any gunman alive. Crawford thinks he himself is the top gun and forces the reluctant Ford to a showdown.
Directing Russell Rouse Director Writing Frank D. They know that Vinnies gone completely nuts. Junior has been living with the shame of letting the killers of his dad get away. All citizens swear to keep his secret and support him to give up his guns forever -- but a boy tells the story to a gang of wanted criminals. After Fallon dies in the match, news of Harold's lightning speed spreads to nearby Cross Creek. Synopsis Former gunslinger George Temple Glenn Ford wants to keep his gun-fighting days a secret as he builds a new life.
A reformed gunslinger''''s past keeps catching up with him. When the townspeople ask him to defend the town, George refuses. Unfortunately, that pledge is soon broken and word leaks out. Gilroy , Clarence Greene , André Previn , George J. When the criminal Vinnie Harold Broderick Crawford catches wind of it, a showdown is imminent. Their leader threatens to burn down the whole town, if he doesn't duel him.
Vinnie finds out from little Bobby Tibbes Chris Olsen that there's someone in the town, after he bragged about how fast with a gun he is, that's even faster then he is. Young Stunts Crew Alex Romero Choreographer Directing Grace Dubray Script Supervisor Camera George J. With all of their livelihoods at stake, Harvey and Lou suggest George should fight. As for the people of Cross Creek, who must number at least 200, their so out and out cowardly and intimidated by the crazed gunslinger that they don't even try to rush disarm and shoot him. Hier lebt ein gewisser George Temple Glenn Ford , der ebenfalls als Glanzschütze gilt, aber den Colt nach einem dunklen Kapitel in der Vergangenheit für immer beiseite gelegt hat. After eventually settling in a small town as a quiet shopkeeper, a drunken Temple makes the mistake of showing off his skills.
Sound: Perspecta Stereo Westrex Recording System Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp. It really makes you like the guy and hate him at the same time; a definite change from. When the criminal Vinnie Harold Broderick Crawford catches wind of it, a showdown is imminent. Back in Cross Creek, George packs his bags while an unwilling Dora tells him to settle the old score that keeps them running. To prove his point, George goes home and brings back his pistol. When his deary job of selling clothes and foodstuffs to the towns nagging and annoying locals just got to him.
After eventually settling in a small town as a quiet shopkeeper, a drunken Temple makes the mistake of showing off his skills. George stops him and takes his gun. When George easily shatters the glass before it hits the ground, everyone agrees that George is the fastest gun. Soon after, George, still very much alive, tells his wife that he buried his gun in the empty coffin as they walk back into town to continue their life in Cross Creek, where their secret is safe. The hero really does make a serious effort to live a normal life and stay settled down.
Rating: Ford is a storekeeper who tries to live down his father's reputation as a quick gun. Between bank robberies Vinnie has been trying to find out who's the fastest gun in the west and then challenge him to a draw which in every case he comes out the winner. Once the fastest gun alive, George is now mild-mannered shop keeper George Temple. When the Reverend suggests that the town can keep a secret, George asks how many have already written letters about yesterday's event. He looks like Jabba, the Hut, on horseback. Winnie Harold Broderick Crawford hält sich für den schnellsten Schützen des Westens und zieht durch die Lande, um diesen Ruf zu verteidigen. What I liked about this movie is it shows the psychological effects.