PG certificateThe Deadly Companions is a Film programme that first aired in 1961 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Deadly Companions is a 3 star programme

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The Deadly Companions (1961)

Directed by
Sam Peckinpah

Western. Soon after the Civil War, a Yankee officer arrives in town and saves a card cheat from a lynching. Their intention of robbing the poorly guarded bank is thwarted when masked raiders beat them to it and in an ensuing gun-fight, the young son of a cabaret dancer is accidentally shot dead. The remorseful officer insists on escorting the dancer with the body when she decides to bury her son in Apache territory.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1961

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Maureen O'Hara...Kit Tilden
Brian Keith...Yellowleg
Steve Cochran...Billy Keplinger
Chill Wills...Turk
Strother Martin...Parson
Will Wright...Doctor Acton
James O'Hara...Cal General Store
Peter O'Crotty...Mayor of Hila City
Billy Vaughan...Mead Tilden Jr.