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Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

A Texas Ranger must capture an outlaw and take him-in, while tangling with savage Apaches and greedy bounty-hunters on the way back to jail.

Director:

Harry Keller

Writers:

Clair Huffaker (novel), Clair Huffaker (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Audie Murphy ... Seven Jones
Barry Sullivan ... Jim Flood
Venetia Stevenson ... Joy Karrington
John McIntire ... Texas Ranger Sergeant Henessey
Kenneth Tobey ... Texas Ranger Lieutenant Herly
Mary Field ... Mrs. Karrington
Ken Lynch ... Graves
Suzanne Lloyd ... Lucinda
Ward Ramsey Ward Ramsey ... Fogarty
Don Collier ... Duncan
Jack Kruschen ... Beeker
Claudia Barrett ... Gilda
Teddy Rooney ... Jody
Don Haggerty ... Dick Durton
Robert Burton ... Eavens
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Storyline

Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges. Written by Rita Richardson <RRichar790@aol.com>

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He stalked him...fought him...befriended him...but in the end he knew he'd have to kill him ! See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1960 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Les 7 chemins du couchant See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

A month and half before production of Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) began, Audie Murphy separated from his wife. During filming the chemistry with co-star Venetia Stevenson lead to a well-publicized affair that lasted nearly a year. They had established a bond through their shared love of horses. See more »

Goofs

Big Lake is said, in the saloon scene, to be north of Sterling, Texas. In fact, it is southwest of Sterling. See more »

Quotes

Jim Flood: You know, you'd make a fair to middling bad man if you ever gave yourself half a chance.
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Referenced in American Pickers: Fill'er Up (2010) See more »

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It will be "Seven Ways From Sunday" ~ before UNIVERSAL ever releases a DVD!!
11 February 2005 | by triassic4See all my reviews

I will not take up space by reviewing what other Viewer's comments have already unanimously echoed -- this is a greatly overlooked and EXCELLENT Western 60's film (as are quite a few of AUDIE MURPHY's films). What I ask of UNIVERSAL DVD Productions is to .... PLEASE WAKE UP ... and to please release some of AUDIE MURPHY's films onto DVD! Did you know that almost NONE of his films have ever even been released onto VHS ... or ... DVD!! How absurd!! The ONLY times I have ever been able to even see these films were (recently) on TMC (a GREAT Channel!!) and several years ago on AMC (before they "sold out" to the Corporate conglomerates and SAVAGELY BUTCHERED their films with gross "commercialization" -- which is pretty SAD for a Company that boasted and prided itself in FILM RESTORATION and PRESERVATION!!). Here are a few of AUDIE's FINE Western titles which I offer to UNIVERSAL for consideration: SEVEN WAYS FROM SUNDOWN, HELL BENT FOR LEATHER, GUNS OF FORT PETTICOAT, COLUMN SOUTH, and RIDE CLEAR OF DIABLO. Thankfully, at least a few of his films ARE available on DVD ... and you should check them out or buy them -- you will NOT be disappointed: DUEL AT SILVER CREEK, NIGHT PASSAGE (with JAMES STEWART!), and NO NAME ON THE BULLET. These films can stand right up there and beside any of the other Classic Western Films!! Thanks for reading.


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