Cinema: Cash on the Line

Country Singer Johnny Cash shucks his guitar for a top gun's rig in A Gun-fight.*Johnny's horse gets bitten by a rattlesnake out on the trail, so he comes into town to find another mount. He also gets himself a shave, grabs himself a meal and a woman, and meets up with Kirk Douglas, once the town's fastest gun but now retired. Kirk and Johnny glower at each other a great deal, then settle down into the kind of edgy friendship that is good for about 15 minutes of running time. Eventually both men are needled by the bloodthirsty townspeople and driven...

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