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Waco (1952)

Approved | | Western | 24 February 1952 (USA)
Matt Boone kills Bull Clark in self defense in a crooked poker game, and leaves Waco as he is certain he would not get a fair trial. He joins an outlaw gang led by Curly Ivers, whose ... See full summary »

Director:

Lewis D. Collins (as Lewis Collins)

Writer:

Daniel B. Ullman (screenplay) (as Dan Ullman)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Elliott ... Matt Boone (as Wild Bill Elliott)
I. Stanford Jolley ... Curly Ivers (as Stanford Jolley)
Pamela Blake ... Kathy Clark
Paul Fierro Paul Fierro ... Lou Garcia
Rand Brooks ... Al - Henchman
Richard Avonde ... Pedro - Henchman
Pierce Lyden ... Farley
Lane Bradford ... Wallace
Terry Frost ... Will Richards
Stanley Price ... Sheriff of Waco
Stanley Andrews ... Judge
Michael Whalen ... Barnes - Banker
Ray Bennett ... Bull Clark
Rory Mallinson ... Crawford
Dick Paxton Dick Paxton ... Ace Logan (as Richard Paxton)
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Matt Boone kills Bull Clark in self defense in a crooked poker game, and leaves Waco as he is certain he would not get a fair trial. He joins an outlaw gang led by Curly Ivers, whose lieutenant is Lou Garcia, a killer. Following a bank holdup in Pecos, Matt is captured. Two of Waco's leading citizens, Richards and Farley, pay the Pecos sheriff the reward Waco had posted for Matt and bring him back to Waco. There, they tell him they want him to be the sheriff and drive out the lawless element. Matt has trouble with Kathy Clark and her cowhands but she soon realizes that Matt is not a killer, and is a honest lawmen. The Texas Rangers capture Ivers and his gang, except for Garcia who has sworn to kill Matt before he is ever captured. Ivers warns Matt of Garcia. Matt takes off his badge, opens Ivers' cell and starts out to find Garcia. Ivers gives Matt wrong directions and then Ivers prepares to shoot Garcia when he comes looking for Matt. Garcia shoots Ivers and Matt, arriving back in ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

You Had To SHOOT Your Way Into Waco...And FIGHT Your Way Out! See more »

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

5.000 dollari per El Gringo See more »

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Silvermine Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (Sepiatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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