Starring : Dean Martin, George Peppard, Jean Simmons Director : Arnold Laven Running time : 103 Minutes Language : English Share this Product. The one thing I would have allowed for earlier in the story would be showing Peppard's character and his prowess with a knife. The casting of Slim Pickens as Alex Flood's Martin top henchman also seemed to go against the grain. The film opens with protracted and remarkably bloody sequence of a jailbreak that ends in carnage. As said Laven is no Peckinpah. Finally, in a showdown, Martin and Peppard battle it out, ironically in the same spot that Martin originally ambushed the stagecoach.
From a hidden spot in the brush, Martin shoots up the coach and rides away. More brutal than the one between Humphrey Bogart and Tim Holt against Barton MacLane in Treasure of the Sierra Made. The bad guy takes over a ranch, a gold mine, a herd of cattle and a saloon, thus neatly encompassing the economy of the old West. Simmons is no longer playing the young girls she played in the 1950s, but she gives a good account of herself as the stageline widow. The lead performances, for one thing, hurt the movie.
Cain refuses to help the jail breakers because he wants to serve his sentence and start a new life, but when he is finally released from jail, the world he once knew has become a recent memory and he himself a living anachronism. Actually, Martin handled the role of a heavy pretty well, but I kept wondering if the movie might have been better served with Dino and George Peppard switching roles. There is also a plot pretty much like the Western plots of old. Cum detinea jumatate din orasul Jericho, a angajat o banda de pistolari ca sa-i apere interesele. Also working for Ruffalo is a young man named Billy Valance, who soon starts challenging Cain to a duel, in order to prove himself as a gunslinger. From a hidden spot in the brush, Martin shoots up the coach and rides away.
This is a tremendously exciting story of an ex-deputy-for-hire who had only one more killing to go. The settlers from Shane, have become a group a prospectors, threatened by a man called LaHood, a big time miner who wants to lay his hand on their claims, if necessary by brute force. Arriving in town, Peppard meets Jean Simmons who has refused Martin's attempts to take over operation of her stage line. Phenomenal and great role for Dean Martin as bad guy , he's the whole show. But at least Pickens took the role and ran with it, nasty bull whip and all. Cannon Lawman was helmed by British director Michael Winner. Arriving in town, Peppard meets Jean Simmons who has refused Martin's attempts to take over operation of her stage line.
As for Peppard, he becomes the reluctant hero after Flood pushes all the right buttons, and especially when he makes the move on Molly Lang's Simmons stagecoach business. The stranger befriends Hull, the leader of the prospectors, a single man who lives with a woman called Sarah and her blossoming, 14-year old daughter Megan. It begins as a sluggish , slow-moving Western but follows to surprise us with dark , rudimentary characters and solid plot. Martin plays his standard character fairly well, although he isn't in most of the movie. But, after Martin physically roughs up Simmons, Peppard organizes the few men in town who are willing to put up a fight, and attacks enterprises that are owned by Martin.
Outside of town, Martin ambushes a stagecoach that is carrying a passenger, ex-marshal George Peppard. Rough Nigh in Jericho was written by Marvin H. She's sold it to George Peppard and John McIntire. Peppard is quite good as the ex-lawman gone astray, now looking for redemption, but Dino is simply not the right man to play a ruthless villain. But he can't take over the stagecoach line, which is run by Miss Simmons.
It stars Clint Walker as a former gunslinger - known as 'Killer Cain' - who has spent 18 years in jail and discovers that it's hard to leave his past behind. Rough Night in Jericho is an okay watch, but it's no Wild Bunch. He now owns most of the town of Jericho, and has hired a band of gunmen to enforce his edicts. She's always good, one of the most under-appreciated actresses in movie history. Of course the ending is never in question, the fun is in watching how the good guy plan separates Flood's gang of outlaws so they can narrow the odds.
Martin's character makes it a point to own fifty one percent of every enterprise in Jericho, but you know, I kept wondering why he allowed the 4 Aces Saloon to operate in town; it didn't seem like Jericho was all that big. But, after Martin physically roughs up Simmons, Peppard organizes the few men in town who are willing to put up a fight, and attacks enterprises that are owned by Martin. The… More Dead than Alive 1969, Robert Sparr The title and the poster of the movie may give you the impression that this is a spaghetti western, but no, More Dead than Alive is an American movie. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. Peppard and Miss Simmons play their standard characters pretty well and you can guess what does can't you? Apparently the version is cut but oddly enough it seems to leave all the violence intact. He now owns most of the town of Jericho, and has hired a band of gunmen to enforce his edicts.
Also, the first half of the movie is almost all talk talk talk, and not very interesting talk. Rough Night In Jericho 1967 Dean Martin, George Peppard, and two-time Oscar nominee Jean Simmons star in this Western about a former lawman gone bad. Hell breaks loose with the arrival of two men: Marshall John McIntire called to town by Simmons and his best friend, a former lawman turned gambler George Peppard. A handsome young gun-fighter and an old ex-sheriff with whiskers are brought in by Molly to run Alex Flood out of town, and after they drink a lot of whiskey and get in a couple of fights and Peppard falls in love with her, why, that's more or less what they do. Insa, in oras, isi face aparitia Dolan, si el fost om al legii, care, impreuna cu lui Molly Lang, formeaza o alinta impotriva lui Alex Flood. In the Old west there are always the men who live breathe violence and the women who hold their breath.
After a few days, Peppard becomes attracted to Simmons, but he sees that the odds against them are too great, and is on the verge of leaving town. McIntire is wounded on the way into town and he and Peppard are put up by Simmons. More brutal because Pickens meets his demise. After a few days, Peppard becomes attracted to Simmons, but he sees that the odds against them are too great, and is on the verge of leaving town. Arriving in town, Peppard meets Jean Simmons who has refused Martin's attempts to take over operation of her stage line. Now, I am not saying that Peppard and Martin were miscast, but they were not directed well here.