Watch The Fastest Guitar Alive
- 1 hr 27 min
The Fastest Guitar Alive is a 1967 Western comedy film directed by Michael D. Moore and starring Roy Orbison, Sammy Jackson, and Maggie Pierce. The film follows Orbison's character, a gunslinger named Johnny Banner, who has another talent: playing the guitar. Johnny comes to a small town looking for trouble, but instead he finds himself in the middle of a scheme to rob a government train carrying a load of gold.
As Johnny rides into the town, the locals mistake him for a guitar salesman, but they soon learn that he is actually a notorious gunslinger. He quickly becomes the target of the town's sheriff, and a group of bandits that wants to rob the government train. However, Johnny has a secret weapon: his guitar.
Johnny reveals to the bandits that his guitar is actually an advanced weapon capable of destroying entire buildings, so the bandits decide to use him as a weapon for their robbery. With the help of a local saloon girl named Nita (Maggie Pierce) and her friend, Steve (Sammy Jackson), Johnny sets out to stop the bandits and protect the town's gold.
Throughout the film, there are several musical interludes featuring Roy Orbison singing original songs, such as "Pistolero" and "Rollin' On". These performances showcase his musical talents and add a fun element to the film.
The Fastest Guitar Alive is a unique film that combines elements of a Western with a comedic twist, as well as incorporating music into the storyline. The film showcases the acting and musical talents of Roy Orbison, and offers an entertaining and lighthearted look at the Wild West.
The Fastest Guitar Alive is a 1968 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.