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|Decision at Sundown|
|Directed by||Budd Boetticher|
|Screenplay by||Charles G. Lang|
|Based on||Decision at Sundown|
by Vernon L. Fluharty
|Produced by||Harry Joe Brown|
|Edited by||Al Clark|
|Music by||Heinz Roemheld|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Decision at Sundown is a 1957 American Western film directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott. It is one of seven Boetticher/Scott western collaborations, including Seven Men from Now, The Tall T, Buchanan Rides Alone, Westbound, Ride Lonesome and Comanche Station.
Some years earlier, Kimbrough had an affair with Allison’s wife, who later committed suicide. Tensions build as sundown approaches, not just between Allison and Kimbrough, but among the townspeople as well.
- Randolph Scott as Bart Allison
- John Carroll as Tate Kimbrough
- Karen Steele as Lucy Summerton
- Valerie French as Ruby James
- Noah Beery Jr. as Sam
- John Archer as Dr. John Storrow
- Andrew Duggan as Sheriff Swede Hansen
- James Westerfield as Otis, the bartender
- John Litel as Charles Summerton
- Ray Teal as Morley Chase
- Vaughn Taylor as Mr. Baldwin, the barber
- Richard Deacon as Reverend Zaron
- H. M. Wynant as Deputy Spanish
In 2008 a DVD box set of five Budd Boetticher films starring Randolph Scott was released. Along with Decision at Sundown the set includes Buchanan Rides Alone, Comanche Station, Ride Lonesome, and The Tall T.
- Budd Boetticher: The Last Interview Wheeler, Winston Dixon. Film Criticism; Meadville Vol. 26, Iss. 3, (Spring 2002): 52-0_3.
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