Classic Westerns

The Gun and The Pulpit (1974)

Director: Daniel Petrie
Actors: Marjoe Gortner, David Huddleston, Slim Pickens, Geoffrey Lewis, Pamela Sue Martin, Estelle Parsons
Runtime: 74 min.

A gunfighter masquerades as a preacher to hide his identity from the posse who is pursuing him. He ends up ridding his new town of the menace of a tyrannical local rancher.

Trivia: Marjoe Gortner (Ernie Parsons) was an evangelical minister during his childhood and teenage years. At 4 years old he held the title of "World's Youngest Ordained Minister". Pamela Sue Martin was a Playboy model who starred as Fallon Carrington Colby in the TV series Dynasty and as Nancy Drew in the Nancy Drew TV series. David Huddleston (Mr. Ross) had a recurring role in the 2007 TV series Jericho, playing Jake's grandpa.