A Time for Dying (1971)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Revisionist Western  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This unique western centers on an innocent farm boy with a talent for handling guns who decides to make it big. He begins as a bounty hunter. Later he encounters a crazed gunslinger and ends up fatally shot. Before the fateful encounter, the young man is visited by a number of mythical western heroes including Judge Roy Bean, seen as a sentimental drunk, and Jesse James who gives the boy some good advice.

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advice, bad-guy, bounty, bounty-hunter, boy, burial, child, courage, cowboy, farming, good-guy, gunfighter, justice, killing, lawlessness, legend [fable], matador, violence, weapons, west, youth, death, dye, time