Last Train from Gun Hill1959

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Last Train from Gun Hill
Directed by:
John Sturges

Released on July 29 of 1959 in the USA, "Last Train from Gun Hill" (also known as "Letzte Zug von Gun Hill, Der", "Giorno della vendetta, Il") is a Drama/Thriller/Western film directed by John Sturges . Kirk Douglas is starring, alongside Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman, Brad Dexter and Ziva Rodann.

Who is the director of "Last Train from Gun Hill":

Last Train from Gun Hill was directed by John Sturges, an American director, and producer.

Before directing Last Train from Gun Hill, John Sturges had directed The Old Man and the Sea, released in 1958, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), Backlash (1956), The Scarlet Coat (1955), Underwater! (1955), and Bad Day at Black Rock (1955). Since, he directed Never So Few, released in 1959, The Magnificent Seven (1960), By Love Possessed (1961), Sergeants 3 (1962), A Girl Named Tamiko (1962), and The Great Escape (1963).

What was the release date of "Last Train from Gun Hill":

Last Train from Gun Hill was first released on Wednesday, July 29, 1959, in the United States. Also released on Wednesday, July 29, 1959 has been The Tingler (dir. William Castle). This was sixty (60) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 19, 1960 in Germany and on Tuesday, November 03, 1959 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Last Train from Gun Hill":

At the casting of Last Train from Gun Hill we find Kirk Douglas, previously seen in The Vikings (1958) and Paths of Glory (1957); Anthony Quinn (Warlock (1959), The Black Orchid (1958)); Carolyn Jones (The Man in the Net (1959), King Creole (1958)) [ more... ]

  • Bing Russell and Kirk Douglas, Earl Holliman can all be seen in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, released in 1957.
  • Carolyn Jones, Ziva Rodann and Val Avery also appeared together in King Creole, released in 1958.
  • Val Avery and Brad Dexter, Bing Russell also appeared together in The Magnificent Seven, released in 1960.
  • Anthony Quinn and Val Avery also appeared together in Requiem for a Heavyweight, released in 1962.

What is the Storyline of "Last Train from Gun Hill":

Two old friends, Matt Morgan (Douglas) and Craig Belden (Quinn), now find themselves on opposite sides of the law. Belden is the de facto ruler of the town of Gun Hill, a rich cattle baron. Morgan is a U.S. marshal living in another town with his Native American wife (played by Ziva Rodann) and young son, Petey.

Two young drunken cowboys rape and murder Morgan's wife while she is returning with their son from a visit to her father. The boy escapes on one of the killers' horses, bearing a distinctive, [...]

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