Aired Friday March 1, 3:15pm - 4:05pmon 5Spike

The Deadly Companions (1962)


Soon after the Civil War, a Yankee officer arrives in town and saves a card cheat from a lynching. Their intention of robbing the poorly guarded bank is thwarted when masked raiders beat them to it and in an ensuing gun-fight, the young son of a cabaret dancer is accidentally shot dead. The remorseful officer insists on escorting the dancer with the body when she decides to bury her son in Apache territory.

Cast and crew
  • Sam PeckinpahDirector
  • Maureen O'HaraKit Tildon
  • Brian KeithYellowleg
  • Steve CochranBilly Keplinger
  • Chill WillsTurk
  • Strother MartinParson
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