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The Fiend Who Walked the West

The Fiend Who Walked the West is a 1958 Western movie based on the 1947 film noir Kiss of Death. Almost a horror western, the story involves a psychotic ex-convict terrorising his former cellmate and his family. The film stars Hugh O'Brian, Robert Evans, Dolores Michaels, Linda Cristal, and Stephen McNally.

The Fiend Who Walked the West
Poster of the movie "The Fiend Who Walked the West".jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Gordon Douglas
Produced by Herbert B. Swope Jr.
Written by Ben Hecht
Charles Lederer
Starring Hugh O'Brian
Robert Evans
Dolores Michaels
Linda Cristal
Stephen McNally
Music by Les Baxter
Cinematography Joseph MacDonald
Edited by Hugh S. Fowler
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox
Release date
  • August 1, 1958 (1958-08-01)
Running time
101 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $850,000[1]



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  1. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p251

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