The Desperados Are in Town

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The Desperados Are in Town
Directed by Kurt Neumann
Produced by Kurt Neumann
Written by Earle Snell
Bennett Foster
Kurt Neumann
Starring Robert Arthur
Kathleen Nolan
Rhys Williams
Music by Paul Sawtell
Bert Shefter
Cinematography John J. Mescall
Edited by Jack Ogilvie
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
November 1956
Running time
73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Desperados Are in Town is a 1956 American western film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Robert Arthur, Kathleen Nolan and Rhys Williams.[1]

It was a B movie made for the bottom half of double bills.[2][3]

It was known as The Outlaws are in Town.[4] Kurt Neumann signed to make the movie in July 1956.[5]


A farm hand from Georgia goes west to Texas, but finds the area overrun with outlaws.


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  1. ^ Quinlan p.409
  2. ^ Platters will headline show. (1956, Nov 28). Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from
  3. ^ DESPERADOS ARE IN TOWN, the. (1957, Monthly Film Bulletin, 24, 17. Retrieved from
  4. ^ Schallert, E. (1956, Jul 10). Drama. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from
  5. ^ By OSCAR GODBOUT Special to The New,York Times. (1956, Jul 05). FERRER TO DIRECT AND STAR IN FILM. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from


  • Quinlan, David. The Film Lover's Companion: An A to Z Guide to 2,000 Stars and the Movies They Made. Carol Publishing Group, 1997.

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