Gunfighters of Abilene

Gunfighters of Abilene
Directed by Edward L. Cahn
Produced by Edward Small (executive)
Robert E. Kent
Written by Orville H. Hampton
Starring Buster Crabbe
Barton MacLane
Judith Ames
Music by Paul Dunlap
Zenith Pictures[1]
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
Running time
66 mins
Country USA
Language English

Gunfighters of Abilene is a 1960 Western film.[2][3]


A gunfighter, Kip Tanner, is ambushed by three men who believe Kip's brother Gene swindled their boss, rancher Seth Heinline. A last-minute arrival by Marshal Wilkinson results in the men riding off and Kip coming to town, where he intends to find out what happened to Gene.

Kip concludes that Seth's men framed Gene, which concerns Seth's daughter Alice Heinline, who wanted Gene to marry her. Her own brother Jud makes an attempt on Kip's life, but hotel desk clerk Raquel Tareda comes to his rescue because she knows Gene to be innocent. Seth shoots at the wrong man, accidentally killing his own son instead of Kip, and ends up shot himself in a final gunfight.


See also


  1. FILMLAND EVENTS: Augusta Merighi in 'Earth Is Mine' Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 17 Sep 1958: B8
  2. Gunfighters of Abilene at TCMDB
  3. Review at DVD Talk accessed 3 June 2013

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