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Massacre (1956)

Not Rated | | Western | 7 October 1957 (Denmark)
A gang of gunrunners is sought by both the Mexican Federales and the Yaqui Indians for different reasons - by the federal police to prevent the marauding tribes from preying on innocent ... See full summary »

Director:

Louis King

Writers:

D.D. Beauchamp (screenplay), Fred Freiberger (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dane Clark ... Capitán Ramón
James Craig ... Teniente Ezparza
Martha Roth ... Angélica Chávez
Miguel Torruco ... Miguel Chávez
Jaime Fernández ... Juan Pedro (as Jamie Fernandez)
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' ... Vincent (as Ferrusquilla)
Enrique Zambrano Enrique Zambrano ... Munez
José Muñoz José Muñoz ... Macario (as José Munoz)
José Pulido José Pulido ... Himself (as José Pulido)
Victor Jordan Victor Jordan
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A gang of gunrunners is sought by both the Mexican Federales and the Yaqui Indians for different reasons - by the federal police to prevent the marauding tribes from preying on innocent farmers and by the Indians because the gunrunners' leader sold them bad medicine resulting in blindness for many of their children. The police capture the criminals, but both parties are surrounded in a ruined mission by the angry Indians. Can the cops and crooks work together to survive the onslaught of the tribesmen? Written by David Bassler

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Taglines:

A Woman's Revenge!...A Man's Greed! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1957 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

La carga de los rurales See more »

Filming Locations:

Guatemala See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lippert Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Anscocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One night while on location in Guatemala, near the Mexican border, producer Robert L. Lippert woke to the sound of gunfire coming from the hotel room next to his. Remembering that a Guatemalan army general was staying in the next room, Lippert realized it was an assassination attempt and, not wanting to get shot as an eyewitness, jumped out the window and ran across the border to Mexico. The rest of the company, which was staying at another hotel, left the country for Mexico the next day. See more »

Quotes

[after the disgraced Ezparza dies heroically blowing up a powder magazine, Ramon places his pistol in the dead man's hand]
Ramón: All right, Lieutenant, I'm giving you back your gun.
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A Very inferior Western
30 April 2002 | by buxSee all my reviews

Despite featuring a cast culled from both Hollywood and Mexico, and colorful Mexican locations, this is in all respects a very poorly made Western picture. The plot concerns the capture of a band of Yaqui Indians, gun smugglers and Mexican Federales, all leading to the title's conclusion. The characters are so poorly developed, that by the time the picture has run half way, all we want is a conclusion, no matter what the consequences. It is rumored that this one was quite often yanked from the screen at the "A" movie houses and soon made it's appearance on TV. This is NOT one of the better efforts of Robert Lippert and Company.


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