U certificateThe Man Behind the Gun is a Film programme that first aired in 1953 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Man Behind the Gun is a 3 star programme

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The Man Behind the Gun (1953)

Directed by
Felix E. Feist

Felix E Feist's western stars Randolph Scott as Major Ransome Callicutt, a US agent sent to Los Angeles to investigate rumours of Southern California seceding. Posing as a schoolteacher, he finds romance with fellow teacher Lora Roberts and in his rival in love, Roy Giles, an army officer, a possible lead to uncovering the plot.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1953

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Randolph Scott...Major Ransome Callicut
Patrice Wy...Lora Roberts
Dick Wesson...Sgt. 'Monk' Walker
Philip Carey...Capt. Roy Giles
Lina Romay...Chona Degnon
Roy Roberts...Sen. Mark Sheldon
Morris Ankrum...Bram Creegan
Katherine Warren...Phoebe Sheldon
Alan Hale Jr....Cpl. Olaf Swenson
Douglas Fowley...Buckley Saloon Manager
Anthony Caruso...Vic Sutro
Clancy Cooper...'Kansas' Collins
Robert Cabal...Joaquin Murietta