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The Desperados Are in Town

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The Desperados Are in Town
Directed byKurt Neumann
Produced byKurt Neumann
Written byEarle Snell
Bennett Foster
Kurt Neumann
StarringRobert Arthur
Kathleen Nolan
Rhys Williams
Music byPaul Sawtell
Bert Shefter
CinematographyJohn J. Mescall
Edited byJack Ogilvie
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
November 1956
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Desperados Are in Town is a 1956 American western film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Robert Arthur, Kathleen Nolan and Rhys Williams.[1]

It was a B movie made for the bottom half of double bills.[2][3]

It was known as The Outlaws are in Town.[4] Kurt Neumann signed to make the movie in July 1956.[5]


A farm hand from Georgia goes west to Texas, but finds the area overrun with outlaws.


See also


  1. ^ Quinlan p.409
  2. ^ "Platters will headline show". Los Angeles Times. Nov 28, 1956. ProQuest 167004144.
  3. ^ "DESPERADOS ARE IN TOWN, the". Monthly Film Bulletin. 24. 1957. p. 17 – via ProQuest.
  4. ^ Schallert, E. (Jul 10, 1956). "Drama". Los Angeles Times. ProQuest 166976252.
  5. ^ OSCAR GODBOUT (Jul 5, 1956). "FERRER TO DIRECT AND STAR IN FILM". New York Times. ProQuest 113801301.


  • Quinlan, David. The Film Lover's Companion: An A to Z Guide to 2,000 Stars and the Movies They Made. Carol Publishing Group, 1997.

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