The Gun and the Pulpit

Synopsis: In the days of the "Wild West", a gunslinger, with a price on his head, discovers the body of a traveling minister who has been killed in an ambush. Fearing those who are following him, he assumes the dead minister's identity.
Genre: Western
Director(s): Daniel Petrie
Production: Danny Thomas Productions
74 min



journey part

having been found guilty by a jury of your peers

I didn't see any jury although it was around

anyway what difference does it make you've gone down Wendy Jones

he was one of our most beloved respect said

I really was the town drunk well now that he's dead

he's one of our most beloved and respected citizens

I don't care who it was I didn't kill him you've got the right

here a few words from a preacher unfortunately are preachers outta town

but luckily

we got funny my lard here he's a feed grain salesman

he owns a Bible no thanks now what does that mean

I don't want anything grain have been praying over me I want anyone praying

over me

I don't believe in that stuff your inbox but you got

one more inalienable right to speak a few last words and I mean

a few for we know one 1 a.m.

things where the cam takes off with the Declaration of Independence

her with all I just like to say that this is that allowed the a style that

I've ever been in

well about a better class spoken to them Francisco p.m. power

drunken pool Obama be considered too high tone for these parts

that for your system adjusters well backed up

tsunami he would just one breath away from a declaration

alright packs I


he can't when you're drunk a bottle call about a pregnant Indian squaw

had claimed twenty with the father that he was acting at the avenging angel


was gonna be tough father are some that would add death are on

on time given his gun


now that our way out of town Sun

take it keep on going and don't you never come back

you heard her I'm not guilty even so we don't want no fast guns in this town

fast on trade alongside lepers in this law but

community all right back down long enough to get some food

that's the way out son don't press your luck thanks

but I'm going Hughes don't have to I'll be back

where whatever you do don't leave town wat never give up hope


in back

put up by now you've got act like that on never would live for

I love you would have never all what I don't care I thought he was cute

during a man around here at have the gift

they took a bath every so often to stop by back a

the the

















people off










the the



event Frank climate place tonight

Frank de Ravin everybody in Castle walk is really excited about you coming here

Wayne had a preacher he ran over three years

but I last left in such a hurry he didn't even say goodbye

he was a pious man but he had a yellow straight down his back

for all looking forward to meeting you for the first time

all looking forward to meeting you for the first time

her I don't know how long you'll be willing to stay above

you be welcome every minute up

get a break your heart go


but see what she'd up L

Frank if ever I catch the guy who did %um how take care

for you meantime I'm gonna need your clothes and your horse

I got a party after me for something I didn't do

I'm on hmm I'm

no do


a temper Frank coming for me greatest love be more often



the new


dole out preacher

per se sorry about that their person but to

will too far off get that their caller is there anything we can do for your

any voice heard in a town called castle walk why yeltsin Arizona

tree much of a town of how far is it from here

all about 150 miles it so we can in that direction your church attendance then

they have buoyed

you Boise that branch over there

yes sir go have thus far below it but he loves you but he hates your profession

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William Bowers (January 17, 1916 in Las Cruces – March 27, 1987 in Woodland Hills, California) was a reporter in Long Beach, California and Life magazine reporter before becoming a screenwriter. He specialized in writing comedy westerns, and also turned out several thrillers. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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