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

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