Posse from Hell

Synopsis: Murphy goes after bad guys who shot his friend the sheriff and abducted a local girl. In a plot reminiscent of High Noon, the posse of town blowhards gradually abandons Murphy; only tenderfoot banker Saxon remains, to prove his manhood. When they find the girl, obviously abused by her captors, Murphy shows her acceptance and sympathy whereas the others disply only revulsion.
Genre: Western
Director(s): Herbert Coleman
Production: Universal
88 min

Wait a minute.


What is this?


All right.

Come on, Spot.

It's all right, boy.


Come out of there.

What's this town?


Its name.


Well, there ain't

no more law in Paradise.

Get out of the light.

It's Marshal Webb.

- How bad is he?

Oh, Lord.

He's almost blown in half.

Somebody get a blanket

to wrap him in!

It's Webb. Some filthy...

Get over here.

Hey, you.

I want you to go

to that door,

and you tell them

that he knows somethin'.


Don't go out.

Joe knows somethin'.

Joe knows somethin'!

You heard what he said.

Joe knows something about it.

Joe, did you...

What's going on here?

You saw what they did to Webb.

There's only four of 'em.

- Shut up!

- We can take 'em!

Will anybody back me up...

You'll never get away with it!

There are armed men outside!


we own this town.

Helen, stay here.

Uncle Billy's in there!

Well, look what

we got here, Crip.

What can we do for you,


My Uncle Billy.

He can't do anybody any good.

Tell me, honey,

won't I do instead?

Inside there.


Olly, don't come any closer.

Stay away!

Just do what they want!

Who owns the bank

down the street?


he works in it.

You got a key?

In the Rosebud.

There's 30 armed men out here.

You got one minute

to throw down your guns and come out.



- You?

- Yes.

- Family?

- Yes, I have.

You go on down there

and stand in the door.

I want you

to tell 'em somethin'.

Everybody listen!

Please, listen.

You tell 'em

I got 10 of you in here,

and if they start shootin',

I'm gonna kill 'em right off.

He's got 10 of us in here.

If you start any shooting,

he's gonna kill all of us!

At once.

And you tell them...

that if they don't

do what I say,

I'm gonna kill one

every five minutes.

If you don't do as he says,

he'll kill one of us

every five minutes.

Tell him he's crazy.

I mean it!

Do what he says! Please!

Please, do what he says!

Here now, let me

help you down, Jackie.

No, Ma, I'm too heavy.

Just guide my foot.

All right,

but be careful.

I can get down by myself, Ma.



That was a close one.

Be careful, Jackie.

But Doc says my eyes

will be okay.

Well, they won't

if you keep jumpin' around.

Thank you, mister.


Thanks for catchin' me, mister.


- You Cole?

- That's right.

I'm Benson.

Been waitin' for you.

Four men broke out of

the death cell over at Sedalia.

They robbed the bank here.

Took a girl with them when they rode off.

They killed four men here

last night.

Where's Webb?

They shot him too.

Come with me.


Take Mr. Cole's horse here

over to the livery stable.

Have Henry take care of it.

What's he doin' in here?

First they thought he was dead.

He's too weak to be moved now.

I don't know how

he's held on this long.

Can he talk?

Afraid not.

I can.

You shouldn't.

What do you think

I've held off dying for?

I really got you

in a fix.

Got yourself

in a worse fix.

I told these people...

you were coming here

to be my deputy.

Well, you... you can't

blame me for trying.

Look, you're talking too much.

You rest up a while.

I'll see you later.

Oh, Banner,

don't go after them alone.

This time do it my way.

My breast pocket.

For once,

do something right.

Not out of hatin',

but out of likin'.

Anything I do

will be out of liking you.


I mean this town.


They're good people, Banner,

and they've been hurt.

Th-They've got a right

to help you.


I... I didn't mean

to leave you...

in such a fix.

Mr. Hart, I just talked to Ma and Pa.


There's no point in getting any ice. We'll just

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Clair Huffaker

Clair Huffaker (September 26, 1926 – April 3, 1990) was a U.S. screenwriter and author of westerns and other fiction, many of which were turned into films. He served in the United States Navy in World War II and then studied in Europe before returning to America. more…

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