Support Your Local Gunfighter Poster

Release Date: 1971

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2001

G|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
When traveling con man Latigo Smith (James Garner) drifts into a small Western town, he decides to take advantage of a local rivalry between gold-mining factions. Recruiting the shifty Jug May (Jack Elam) to pose as a notorious gunfighter, Smith sets his scheme in motion, while also taking time to romance the lovely Patience Barton (Suzanne Pleshette). However, after his ruse is uncovered, Smith incurs the wrath of the real hired gun, among others, leading to a big shoot-out.

Cast: James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette, Jack Elam, Harry Morgan, Joan Blondell, Marie Windsor, John Dehner, Henry Jones

Director: Burt Kennedy

Genres: Western, Comedy

Production Co: Cherokee-Brigade Productions

Keywords: Lighthearted, Amusing, Small town, Underdog, Rivalry, Deception