Black Spurs

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"Bounty Hunter-Law Abiding Killer!"
  • NR
  • 1965
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 5.8  (466)

In the 1965 Western film, "Black Spurs," audiences are taken on a wild ride through the old west as the protagonist, Johnny Gannon, is tasked with capturing a group of renegade Confederate soldiers who have been raiding farms and causing chaos. The movie features an all-star cast with Rory Calhoun playing the lead, Linda Darnell as his love interest, and Terry Moore as one of the women caught up in the conflict.

The film opens with Johnny Gannon, a former Confederate soldier turned marshal, being sent on a mission to capture a group of ex-Confederate soldiers who have taken to raiding farms for their own gain. Gannon is ambivalent to the mission at first since he himself was once a Confederate and has sympathies for his fellow soldiers. However, he knows that he must complete his mission and sets out to track down the renegades.

Along the way, he meets a band of women traveling to California, including Jeanie (Terry Moore), and her cousin, Ann (Kathleen Hughes). The women are in desperate need of protection, as they've been harassed and attacked by various men on their journey. Gannon agrees to escort them to their destination, though he isn't much of a protector at first, much to Jeanie's dismay.

As the group travels, Gannon becomes more involved with Jeanie and begins to feel a sense of responsibility towards her and the other women. Meanwhile, the ex-Confederates continue to cause chaos, and Gannon knows that time is running out to capture them.

The movie is filled with thrilling action scenes, including shootouts and daring horseback chases, as Gannon and his men try to capture the ex-Confederates. Beyond the action, the movie also touches on themes such as redemption and loyalty, as Gannon faces his conflicted feelings about his past and his duty to uphold the law.

Rory Calhoun delivers a strong performance as the conflicted marshal, showcasing his charm and charisma in the role. Linda Darnell also shines as the tough and independent love interest who proves to be more than just a damsel in distress. Terry Moore provides a solid supporting performance as the vulnerable Jeanie, who must navigate a dangerous and uncertain journey while also dealing with her growing feelings for Gannon.

Overall, "Black Spurs" is a solid Western film that delivers on action, romance, and drama. It's a classic example of the genre that's sure to entertain fans of Westerns or anyone looking for a thrilling adventure set in the old west.

Black Spurs is a 1965 western with a runtime of 1 hour and 21 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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    1 hr 21 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (466)