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RG Springsteen (1963)

78min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
In this western, baby-faced Audie Murphy and bluff Charles Drake star as escaped convicts who become involved in a robbery. There's a marvellous supporting cast of western regulars, including The Gunfighter's nemesis Skip Homeier, and Strother Martin and LQ Jones, six years before The Wild Bunch. Director RG Springsteen tells the tale tersely and tautly, and, unusually for a Murphy western, it's in grim black and white. Ten years later the title was hijacked for a dull Rock Hudson/Dean Martin vehicle.

Summary

Two escaped convicts are forced to help out in a hold-up organised by their fellow fugitives, leaving them desperate to engineer an escape and thwart the villains' plans. Western, starring Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Kathleen Crowley and Skip Homeier.

Cast & Crew

Chris Foster Audie Murphy
Bert Pickett Charles Drake
Estelle Kathleen Crowley
Calson Skip Homeier
Lavelle Harold J Stone
Foray LQ Jones
Charlie Reeder Strother Martin
Director RG Springsteen
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Rank Film Dists LtdGuidance: Edited for violence.
Drama