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The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)





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In this western, a pacifistic store owner does all he can to avoid association with his father, a notorious gunfighter. One day he gets drunk and shows off his own considerable skills with a pistol. Unfortunately, this attracts the attention of the man who fancies himself the town's fastest draw and he heads to the store for a little confrontation.

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Glenn Ford
as George Temple
Jeanne Crain
as Dora Temple
Broderick Crawford
as Vinnie Harold
Russ Tamblyn
as Eric Doolittle
Allyn Joslyn
as Harvey Maxwell
Leif Erickson
as Lou Glover
John Dehner
as Taylor Swope
Noah Beery Jr.
as Dink Wells
J.M. Kerrigan
as Kevin McGovern
Rhys Williams
as Brian Tibbs
Virginia Gregg
as Rose Tibbs
Chubby Johnson
as Frank Stringer
John Doucette
as Ben Buddy
Christopher Olsen
as Bobby Tibbs
Paul Birch
as Sheriff Bill Toledo
Florenz Ames
as Joe Fenwick
Addison Richards
as Doc Jennings
Earl Hodgins
as Medicine Man
Michael Dugan
as Clement Farley
Earle Hodgins
as Medicine Man
Bud Osborne
as Rancher
Dub Taylor
as Nolan Brown
Chris Olson
as Bobby Tibbs
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Critic Reviews for The Fastest Gun Alive

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

The Fastest Gun Alive was a pretty average black-and-white western of the period and it concludes with what must be one of the most feeble gunfights in cinema.

May 15, 2020 | Full Review…

A superb psychological Western directed by Russell Rouse.

June 25, 2005 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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