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Director  Tay Garnett
Cinematography  William E. Snyder
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Country  United States
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Western
Writer  Thomas Thompson
Language  English
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Cast  Robert Taylor (Sam Brassfield), Robert Loggia (Johnny Quatro (Teton Ranch Hand)), Joan Caulfield (Sharleen Travers), Robert Middleton (Clay Mathews), Larry Gates (President Chester A. Arthur), Malcolm Atterbury (Abe Clevenger (Homesteader))
Release date  July 31, 1963
Music director  Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter
Similar movies  RED 2, Red River, The Rare Breed, The Big Country, The Man from Laramie, Chisum
Tagline  'RIP DOWN HIS FENCES! GUN DOWN HIS WOMAN! but then they must answer to the man who walks like a giant and fights like a fury!

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Cattle King is a 1963 film directed by Tay Garnett. It stars Robert Taylor and Robert Loggia. It also appears to have been called Guns of Wyoming in some countries.

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Plot

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A range war is building in Wyoming. Caught on opposite sides are Sam Brassfield, who builds fences to protect his grass land, and Clay Mathews, a cattle baron determined to keep an open range.

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Both men argue their case before the cattlemen's association to President Chester A. Arthur, who happens to be in Cheyenne for a visit. A hired gun of Mathews picks a fight with Brassfield's top man, Johnny Quatro, in a saloon, then vows revenge after Brassfield intervenes.

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Brassfield proposes marriage to Sharleen Travers, who runs a neighboring ranch with her brother Harry. At first the spineless Harry sides with Mathews, but after a scolding from his sister, he apologizes to Brassfield. A while thereafter, the hired gun Bodine shoots and wounds the unarmed Harry, then kills Sharleen in cold blood.

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Another rancher mistakenly blames Brassfield for a raid that Matthews ordered. He changes sides after overhearing Brassfield speak on his behalf to the President. In a final showdown, Brassfield urges Mathews to keep the dispute between themselves, then outdraws Mathews in a gunfight. Bodine also pulls a gun, but Quatro shoots him down.

Cast

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  • Robert Taylor as Samm Brassfield
  • Robert Loggia as Johnny Quatro
  • Joan Caulfield as Sharleen Travers
  • Robert Middleton as Clay Mathews
  • Larry Gates as President Arthur
  • Malcolm Atterbury as Abe Clevenger
  • William Windom as Harry Travers
  • Virginia Christine as Ruth Winters
  • Richard Devon as Vince Bodine
  • Ray Teal as Ed Winters
  • Bob Ivers as Webb Carter
  • Maggie Pierce as June Carter
  • Woodrow Parfrey as Stafford
  • Richard Tretter as Hobie Renton
  • John Mitchum as Tex
  • Box office

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    According to MGM records the film earned $415,000 in the US and Canada and $650,000 elsewhere resulting in a loss of $20,000.


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    References

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