Four Guns to the Border

Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Genres - Western, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Adventure  |   Release Date - Feb 18, 1954 (USA - Unknown), Nov 5, 1954 (USA - Limited), Dec 12, 1954 (USA)  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Actor Richard Carlson learned how to direct while starring in his popular TV series I Led Three Lives, then extended his directorial expertise to such theatrical second features as Four Guns to the Border. Rory Calhoun, George Nader, and Jay "Tonto" Silverheels play three desperate bank robbers who are halted in their escape by the plight of Colleen Miller and Walter Brennan. Miller and Brennan will be at the mercy of marauding Apaches unless the three desperadoes offer their services. Miller shows her gratitude to Calhoun with a steamy love scene that must have given the censors of 1954 conniptions. Four Guns to the Border ends on a sorrowful note, indicating that Richard Carlson wasn't preoccupied by cliches when occupying the director's chair.



attack, bad-guy-turns-good, bad-luck, bank, border [geographic], death, debt, escape, gangster, group, leader, lessons, love, morals, Native-American, outlaw [Western], passion, plight, prison, robbery, society, warrior, weapons, wound [injury]