Overview

A quick-witted drifter wanders into a lawless town in the midst of a gold rush. Shocked by the prices of food and meals he reluctantly takes the job of sheriff by amazing the Mayor with his lightning quick, dead eye pistol accuracy. He makes the town council know that he is really just passing through on his way to Australia and he will pull up and leave anytime he chooses (including at the first sign of real trouble). His first day on the job he takes on the biggest, meanest ranching family and meets his klutzy love interest.

  1. Burt Kennedy

    Director

  2. William Bowers

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Garner

    James Garner

    Jason McCullough

  2. Joan Hackett

    Joan Hackett

    Prudy Perkins

  3. Walter Brennan

    Walter Brennan

    Pa Danby

  4. Harry Morgan

    Harry Morgan

    Olly Perkins

  5. Jack Elam

    Jack Elam

    Jake

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 26, 1969
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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