A Time for Killing

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A Time for Killing
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A Time for Killing film poster
Directed by Phil Karlson
Written by Nelson Wolford
Shirley Wolford
Starring Glenn Ford
George Hamilton
Inger Stevens
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release dates
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time 88 min
Country United States
Language English
Budget $2 million[1]

A Time for Killing is a 1967 Western film started by Roger Corman but finished by Phil Karlson, and starring Glenn Ford, George Hamilton, Inger Stevens and a young Harrison Ford (credited as Harrison J. Ford) in his first film role.[2] The film was Glenn Ford's one hundredth.

Plot[edit]

During the Civil War, Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison and head for the Mexican border. Along the way, they kill a Union courier bearing the news that the war is over. Keeping the message a secret, the captain has his men go on and they soon find themselves in a battle with the Union search party who also is unaware of the war's end.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film originally began under the title The Long Ride Home and was to be directed by Roger Corman from a script by Robert Towne. However Corman was replaced by Karlson before filming began.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Beverly Gray, Roger Corman: Blood Sucking Vampires, Flesh Eating Cockroaches and Driller Killers, AZ Ferris 2014 p 65-66
  2. ^ Duke, Brad. Harrison Ford: The Films. USA: McFarland & Company. ISBN 0-7864-4048-1. 

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