Five Guns West

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Five Guns West (1955, USA) is a Western film directed by Roger Corman.


Main Details

  • Released on April 15, 1955
  • Color
  • Running time: 78 minutes
  • Production Co.: Palo Alto Productions
  • Distribution Co.: American Releasing Corporation (ARC) (II) (1955) (USA) (theatrical) (states rights system) (as American Releasing)
    • Howco Exchange Inc. (1955) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Lippert Pictures Inc. (1955) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Realart Pictures Inc. (1955) (USA) (theatrical)
    • Herman Beiersdorf Distributing Co. (1955) (USA) (theatrical) (USA: Dallas area) (as Beiersdorf Distributing Company)
    • Capitol Film Company (1955) (USA) (theatrical) (USA: Chicago area)
    • Allied Film Exchange (1955) (theatrical) (USA: Detroit Area)
    • Cardinal Films (1955) (Canada) (theatrical)
    • United Film Exchange (1955) (theatrical) (USA: Kansas City area)
    • Sandy Film Exchange (1955) (theatrical) (USA: Washington D.C. area)
    • Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (1955) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roger Corman
  • Written by R. Wright Campbell
  • Starring; John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors

Plot Summary

  • During the Civil War, the Confederacy pardons five criminals and sends them into Comanche-territory to recover Union-seized Confederate gold and capture a Confederate turncoat.


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