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Directed by Budd Boetticher • 1959 • United States
Starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts
Though bounty hunter Ben Brigade (Randolph Scott) captures the young desperado Billy John (James Best), it’s his captive’s older brother Frank (Lee Van Cleef), a notorious murderer, who’s his real target. Joined by Sam Boone (Pernell Roberts), an outlaw looking to go straight, and Carrie Lane (Karen Steele), a widow whose stationmaster husband was killed in an Apache raid, Ben uses the threat of Billy’s hanging as bait in order to lure Frank into a showdown.