"The Gunfighter" tells the tale of Jimmy Ringo and his final days as he searches for a way out of his life as a “gunny”, a big time gunfighter. He tries to connect with his estranged wife and a son that doesn’t even know that the famous Jimmy Ringo is his father. Excellent dialog, fantastic music, and top notch acting all directed by Henry King. There’s a lot to like in the movie and the sense of doom prevailing in the film is totally appropriate given the dramatic ending. Starring Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker and a very young looking Karl Malden, Bob and I highly recommend this Shakespearian tragedy/western/noir film.
Up next, Episode 100! Bob and I are planning a retrospective episode looking at the highs and lows of the first 99 episodes. Stay tuned!