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Director  George Sherman
Production  Universal Studios
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Country  United States
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Western
Cinematography  Clifford Stine
Language  English
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Writer  Christopher Knopf (screenplay)
Release date  February 1, 1960 (1960-02-01)
Based on  Outlaw Marshal by Ray Hogan
Cast  Audie Murphy (Clay), Felicia Farr (Janet), Stephen McNally (Deckett), Jan Merlin (Travers)
Similar movies  Blackhat, Hector and the Search for Happiness, The Smurfs, The Chase, The Shooting, Wyoming Mail
Tagline  Target For Terror!

Hell Bent for Leather is a 1960 American CinemaScope Eastmancolor Western film directed by George Sherman starring Audie Murphy, Felicia Farr, Stephen McNally and Robert Middleton. The film was based on the 1959 novel Outlaw Marshal by Ray Hogan and filmed on location in the Alabama Hills of Lone Pine, California..

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Plot

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Clay Santell (Audie Murphy) has his horse stolen and stops in the town of Sutterville. He is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers (Jan Merlin), so hand him over to Marshal Harry Deckett (Stephen McNally). Deckett knows the truth but decides to kill Clay and pass him off as the real Travers to enhance his reputation and collect the reward money. Clay escapes and takes a woman (Felicia Farr) hostage until he can prove his innocence.

Cast

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  • Audie Murphy as Clay
  • Felicia Farr as Janet
  • Stephen McNally as Deckett
  • Robert Middleton as Ambrose
  • James Westmoreland as Moon (as Red Fulton)
  • Jan Merlin as Travers
  • Herbert Rudley as Perrick
  • Malcolm Atterbury as Gamble
  • Joseph Ruskin as Shad
  • Allan Lane as Kelsey
  • John Qualen as Old Ben
  • Eddie Little Sky as William
  • Steve Gravers as Grover
  • Beau Gentry as Stone
  • Bob Steele as Jared
  • Production

    The film was the first of seven low-budget Westerns Audie Murphy made for producer Gordon Kay at Universal. They would be shot in 18–20 days at a budget of around $500,000, and normally feature only three main roles: the hero (played by Murphy), female lead, and villain. The other films were:

  • Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)
  • Posse from Hell (1961)
  • Six Black Horses (1962)
  • Showdown (1963)
  • Bullet for a Badman (1964)
  • Gunpoint (1966)
  • References

    Hell Bent for Leather (film) Wikipedia
    Hell Bent for Leather (film) IMDb Hell Bent for Leather (film) themoviedb.org


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