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The Last Sunset
Directed by:
Robert Aldrich

"The Last Sunset" (also known as "El Perdido", "Sundown at Crazy Horse", "Day of the Gun, The") is a Western film directed by Robert Aldrich, and written by Dalton Trumbo, released on June 07 of 1961 in the USA . Rock Hudson and Kirk Douglas are starring, alongside Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotten, Carol Lynley and Neville Brand.

Who directed "The Last Sunset":

The Last Sunset was directed by Robert Aldrich, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before The Last Sunset, Robert Aldrich had directed The Angry Hills, released in 1959, Ten Seconds to Hell (1959), The Garment Jungle (1957), Attack (1956), Autumn Leaves (1956), and The Big Knife (1955). Since, he directed Sodom and Gomorrah, released in 1962, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), 4 for Texas (1963), Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), and The Dirty Dozen (1967).

What was the release date of "The Last Sunset":

The Last Sunset was first released on Wednesday, June 07, 1961, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, June 07, 1961 are The Curse of the Werewolf (dir. Terence Fisher) and Shadow of the Cat (dir. John Gilling). This was fifty-eight (58) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 in France; Thursday, October 19, 1961 in Germany; Monday, November 13, 2006 in Italy and on Monday, October 16, 1961 in Spain.

What is the casting of "The Last Sunset":

At the casting of The Last Sunset we find Rock Hudson, previously seen in Pillow Talk (1959) and This Earth Is Mine (1959); Kirk Douglas (Town Without Pity (1961), Spartacus (1960)); Dorothy Malone (The Last Voyage (1960), Warlock (1959)) [ more... ]

  • Kirk Douglas and Jack Elam also worked together in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, released in 1957.
  • Dorothy Malone and Jack Elam also appeared together in Artists and Models, released in 1955.
  • Neville Brand and Kirk Douglas can also be seen in Scalawag, released in 1973.
  • Rock Hudson and Jack Elam also appeared together in One Way Street, released in 1950.

What is the Storyline of "The Last Sunset":

Brendan O'Malley (Douglas) crosses the border into Mexico to escape justice for a murder. He arrives at the ranch of a former lover, Belle Breckenridge (Malone) and her husband, the drunkard and coward John Breckenridge (Joseph Cotten).

O'Malley meets her daughter Melissa (Carol Lynley). He is immediately attracted to Missy, who reminds him of Belle when they were lovers years ago. Breckenridge, meanwhile, hires O'Malley to drive his herd to Texas.

Sheriff Dana Stribling (Hudson) is [...]

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