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Hour of the Gun

  • Film

Time Out says

Sturges' sequel to his own Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, written by Edward Anhalt and shot in Panavision by Lucien Ballard, is a notable addition to the run of Wyatt Earp movies chiefly for its unexpected bitterness of tone. Garner's lawman leaves the moral high ground to seek hot-blooded revenge for the murder of his brothers by henchmen working for Ryan's Ike Clanton. Classic opening gunfight and first-rate performances from Garner, and from Robards as the tubercular, laconically resigned Doc Holliday. A determinedly old-style Western, made two years before Peckinpah shook things up with The Wild Bunch.
Written by TJ

Release Details

  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Sturges
  • Screenwriter:Edward Anhalt
  • Cast:
    • James Garner
    • Jason Robards
    • Robert Ryan
    • Steve Ihnat
    • Frank Converse
    • Albert Salmi
    • Jon Voight
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