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A Gunfight
Directed by:
Lamont Johnson

Directed by Lamont Johnson, "A Gunfight" (also known as "Gunfight", "Die durch die Kugel leben - die durch die Kugel sterben", "Rivalen des Todes") is a Western film, released in the USA on August 25 of 1971 . Kirk Douglas and Johnny Cash are starring, alongside Jane Alexander, Karen Black, Dana Elcar and Keith Carradine.

In Bajo Rio, they pay to see a man kill a bull. Today, they'll pay to see a man kill another man.

Who directed "A Gunfight":

A Gunfight was directed by Lamont Johnson, an American director, actor, composer, and producer.

Before A Gunfight, Lamont Johnson had directed The McKenzie Break, released in 1970, Kona Coast (1968), A Covenant with Death (1967). Since, he directed The Groundstar Conspiracy, released in 1972, The Last American Hero (1973), Visit to a Chief's Son (1974), Lipstick (1976), Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981), and Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983).

When was "A Gunfight" released:

A Gunfight was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, August 25, 1971.. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, August 30, 1978 in France.

What is the cast of "A Gunfight":

At the casting of A Gunfight we find Kirk Douglas, previously seen in The Light at the Edge of the World (1971) and To Catch a Spy (1971); Johnny Cash (Door-to-Door Maniac (1961)); Jane Alexander (The Great White Hope (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Paul Lambert and Kirk Douglas, Robert J. Wilke also worked together in Spartacus, released in 1960.
  • Raf Vallone and Keith Carradine can also be seen in An Almost Perfect Affair, released in 1979.

What is the Storyline of "A Gunfight":

Will Tenneray and Abe Cross are two aging, famous gunfighters, both in need of money.

Cross rides into town, having failed as a gold prospector. His reputation is such that everyone expects him to shoot it out with Tenneray, who capitalizes on his legend by working at the saloon to "sucker fools into buying drinks." To the town's surprise, Tenneray and Cross take a liking to one another. There is no hostility between them whatsoever.

Tenneray is desperate for money, however. He comes up with [...]

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