Big Calibre is a 1935 American Western film produced by Supreme Pictures and directed by Robert N. Bradbury. It premiered on March 8, 1935. The film features Bob Steele as Bob O'Neill, a stockgrower who, seeking vengeance for his murdered father, goes after the murderer, crazed scientist Otto Zenz (Bill Quinn).
|Directed by||Robert N. Bradbury|
|Screenplay by||Robert N. Bradbury|
|Story by||Perry Murdock|
|Edited by||S. Roy Luby|
Rancher Bob O'Neill's father is gassed to death by lunatic Otto Zenz. In a bid to avenge his father, Bob tracks the scientist down, and they eventually have a showdown in the dry plains.
- Bob Steele as Bob O'Neill
- Peggy Campbell as June Bowers
- Forrest Taylor as Banker Bentley
- John Elliott as Rusty Hicks
- Georgia O'Dell as Arabella
- William Quinn as Otto Zenz, aka Gadski (credited as Bill Quinn)
- Earl Dwire as Sheriff of Gladstone
- Frank Ball as Jim Bowers
- Si Jenks as Square Dance Caller (credited as Cy Jenks)
- Chris Allen as Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Silver Tip Baker as Barfly / Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Barney Beasley as Barfly (uncredited)
- Frank Brownlee as Mr. Neal (uncredited)
- Dick Dickinson as Mail Guard (uncredited)
- Fern Emmett as Woman at Dance (uncredited)
- Jack Evans as Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Herman Hack as Deputy Buck (uncredited)
- Otto Hoffman as Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Jack Jones as Cowboy Who Shoots June off Horse (uncredited)
- William McCall as Sheriff #1 (uncredited)
- Frank McCarroll as Jim (uncredited)
- Art Mix as Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Perry Murdock as Deputy (uncredited)
- Fred Parker as Sheriff's Visitor (uncredited)
- James Sheridan as Barfly / Man at Dance (uncredited)
- Arthur Thalasso as Arthur Thalasso
- Blackie Whiteford as Man at Dance (uncredited)
Film critic Bob Magers considers Big Calibre to be one of Steele's finer films.
- Green, Paul (2009). Encyclopedia of Weird Westerns: Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Films, Television, and Games. McFarland. p. 32. ISBN 9780786458004.
- Magers, Bob. "B-Western Movie Reviews, Vol. 1". Retrieved May 9, 2013.