Overview

Fleeing to Dodge City after killing a man in self defence Masterson finds his brother Ed (Harry Lauter) running for sheriff of the town. When Ed is killed by hired guns of the corrupt incumbent Bat is determined to settle the score with violence but he is convinced by the townspeople that the best way to avenge his brother's death is by taking Ed's place on the ballot. Bat agrees and wins the election but his new role on the right side of the law will lead him to unexpected confrontations as he finds himself torn between his loyalties to his friends and his duties as sheriff.

  1. Joseph M. Newman

    Director

  2. Daniel B. Ullman

    Screenplay

  3. Martin Goldsmith

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joel McCrea

    Joel McCrea

    Bat Masterson

  2. Julie Adams

    Julie Adams

    Pauline Howard

  3. John McIntire

    John McIntire

    Doc Sam Tremaine

  4. Richard Anderson

    Richard Anderson

    Dave Rudabaugh

  5. Nancy Gates

    Nancy Gates

    Lily

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The Gunfight at Dodge City
The Gunfight at Dodge City

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Status Released

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  • May 1, 1959
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 21m

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