Flesh and the Spur


A young cowboy searches for the killer of his twin brother. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Flesh and the Spur is a 1957 Western (genre) film directed by Edward L. Cahn. The movie stars John Agar as Lucius Random, Marla English as Wild Willow and Mike Connors (billed here as Touch Connors) as Stacy Tanner. The film was released by American International Pictures as a double feature with Naked Paradise. The plot is about a young cowboy who searches for the killer of his twin brother.


Tanner is a desperate prisoner who escapes from jail and promptly murders an innocent farmer named Matthew Random. Stealing Random's horse and gun, the outlaw promptly makes his escape. Finding his twin brother murdered, Lucius Random (Agar) vows revenge and sets off to find the killer.
Although he does not know the identity of the killer, Random knows that he is part of the nefarious "Checker Gang" and can be identified by the gun he stole from Matthew, which is one of a unique set of two that the brothers Matthew and Lucius owned between them.


  • John Agar as Luke Random/Matthew Random
  • Marla English as Willow
  • Touch Connors as Stacey Doggett
  • Raymond Hatton as Windy
  • Maria Monay as Lola
  • Joyce Meadows] as Rena
  • Kenne Duncan as Cale Tanner
  • Frank Lackteen as Indian chief
  • Mel Gaines as Blackie
  • Michael Harris as Deputy marshal
  • Eddie Kafafian as Bud
  • Kermit Maynard as Outlaw


The film was originally titled Dead Man's Gun.</>


Category:1957 films
Category:English-language films
Category:American films
Category:Films directed by Edward Cahn
Category:1950s Western (genre) films
Category:American International Pictures films
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