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Gunfight in Abilene (1967)

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86 min | Western

Fighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes ...See moreFighting in the Civil War a man accidently kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of Sheriff, a job he doesn't want, when the brother asks him. Still haunted by the killing he refuses to carry a gun. But there is trouble between the ranchers and the farmers and when he finds the brother murdered he straps on a gun and heads after the killer. Written by Maurice VanAuken See less
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Writers
Berne Giler (screenplay) | John D.F. Black (screenplay) | Clarence Upson Young (story "Gun Shy")
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Updated Feb 3, 1967

Release date
Mar 1967 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Bobby Darin
Cal Wayne Cal Wayne   See fewer
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Emily Banks
Amy Martin Amy Martin   See fewer
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Leslie Nielsen
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Donnelly Rhodes
Joe Slade Joe Slade   See fewer
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Don Galloway
Ward Kent Ward Kent   See fewer
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Frank McGrath
Ned Martin Ned Martin   See fewer
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Michael Sarrazin
Cord Decker Cord Decker   See fewer
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William Phipps
Frank Norton Frank Norton   See fewer
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William Mims
Ed Scovie Ed Scovie   See fewer
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Don Dubbins
Sprague Sprague   See fewer
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James McCallion
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Bryan O'Byrne
Frobisher Frobisher   See fewer
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Jimmie Booth
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Briles
Dave Evers (uncredited) Dave Evers (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Burrows
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John Daheim
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Deon Douglas
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John Findlater
Rebel Soldier (uncredited) Rebel Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Goodwin
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Ross Hagen
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Myron Healey
Ingles (uncredited) Ingles (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Mapes
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Rod McGaughy
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Ernesto Molinari
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karen Norris
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Joe Phillips
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Don Ross
Moore (uncredited) Moore (uncredited)   See fewer
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K.L. Smith
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Quentin Sondergaard
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Ken Swofford
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Jack Tornek
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Chalky Williams
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5.6 / 10 | 323 votes