The Gun Hawk is a 1953 American Western film directed by Sidney Salkow and starring Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, and Lee Marvin. The film's plot follows a gunfighter who is hired to protect a woman from her abusive husband. The film begins with a gunfight between a group of outlaws and a group of lawmen. The outlaws are led by a man named Frank (Lee Marvin), who is a ruthless killer. The lawmen are led by a man named Ben (Randolph Scott), who is a skilled gunfighter. Ben and Frank are evenly matched, and the gunfight lasts for several minutes. In the end, Ben is victorious, and he kills Frank. After the gunfight, Ben is approached by a woman named Mary (Ruth Roman). Mary tells Ben that her husband, Tom (John Archer), is a violent man who has been abusing her. She asks Ben to help her get away from Tom. Ben agrees to help Mary, and he accompanies her to her home. When they arrive, Tom is waiting for them, and he is armed with a gun. Ben and Tom have a gunfight, and in the end, Ben kills Tom. Ben and Mary then leave town together, and they start a new life together.

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The Gun Hawk (1963)

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The Gun Hawk is a 1953 American Western film directed by Sidney Salkow and starring Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, and Lee Marvin. The film's plot follows a gunfighter who is hired to protect a woman from her abusive husband. The film begins with a gunfight between a group of outlaws and a group of lawmen. The outlaws are led by a man named Frank (Lee Marvin), who is a ruthless killer. The lawmen are led by a man named Ben (Randolph Scott), who is a skilled gunfighter. Ben and Frank are evenly matched, and the gunfight lasts for several minutes. In the end, Ben is victorious, and he kills Frank. After the gunfight, Ben is approached by a woman named Mary (Ruth Roman). Mary tells Ben that her husband, Tom (John Archer), is a violent man who has been abusing her. She asks Ben to help her get away from Tom. Ben agrees to help Mary, and he accompanies her to her home. When they arrive, Tom is waiting for them, and he is armed with a gun. Ben and Tom have a gunfight, and in the end, Ben kills Tom. Ben and Mary then leave town together, and they start a new life together.

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Cast
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Rory Calhoun

Blaine Madden
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Rod Cameron

Sheriff Ben Corey
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Ruta Lee

Marleen
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Rod Lauren

'Reb' Roan
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Morgan Woodward

Deputy 'Mitch' Mitchell
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Robert J. Wilke

Johnny Flanders
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John Litel

Drunk - Madden's father
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Jody Daniels

Tommy
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Ron Whelan

Blackjack
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Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.

Miguel (as Rodolpho Hoyos)
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Lane Bradford

Joe Sully
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Natividad Vacío

Quid (as Natividad Vacio)
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Joan Connors

Roan's Woman
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Glenn Stensel

Luke Sully
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Gregg Barton

Henchman
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Frank Gardner

Henchman
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Harry Fleer

Curly
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Lee Bradley

Pancho
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Fred Aldrich

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
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Richard Alexander

Barfly (uncredited)
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Bill Borzage

Townsman (uncredited)
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Forest Burns

Townsman (uncredited)
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George DeNormand

Townsman (uncredited)
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Frank Ellis

Barfly (uncredited)
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George Ford

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
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Herman Hack

Barfly (uncredited)
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Chester Hayes

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
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Michael Jeffers

Barfly (uncredited)
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Charles Morton

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
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Charles Perry

Barfly (uncredited)
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Jose Portugal

Townsman (uncredited)
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Jessie Proctor

Townswoman (uncredited)
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Robert Robinson

Barfly (uncredited)
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Clark Ross

Townsman (uncredited)
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Chick Sheridan

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
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Jack Tornek

Saloon Dealer (uncredited)
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Chalky Williams

Barfly in Sanctuary (uncredited)
Crew
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Edward Ludwig

Director
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Jo Heims

Writer
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Richard Bernstein

Writer
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Max Steeber

Writer
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The Gun Hawk

(DVD)

2/20/2013

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