Rory Calhoun was an American actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is best remembered for starring in Western films, such as ‘The Silver Whip’ (1953), ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’ (1953), and ‘River of No Return’ (1954). Rory made his screen debut in the film ‘Something for the Boys’ (1944). He made his TV debut as ‘Jeff Blade’ in ‘The Ford Television Theatre,’ in 1954. Some of his popular appearances came in TV shows, such as, ‘Massacre River’ (1947), ‘I’d Climb the Highest Mountain’ (1951), ‘The Looters’ (1955), ‘Young Fury’ (1960), ‘Bitter Heritage’ (1979), and ‘Pure Country’ (1992). Some of his unsuccessful film projects include ‘Adventure Island’ (1947), ‘Thunder in Carolina’ (1960), and ‘Roller Blade Warriors:Taken By Force’ (1989). Some of his TV show appearances came in shows, such as ‘The Texan’ (1958-60), ‘Capitol’ (1982-87), and ‘Tales from the Crypt’ (1993).
How to Marry a Millionaire is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of three women who are tired of being broke. They soon plan to trap and marry three eligible millionaires.
The Osbornes, Tessa, Michael and Mary are orphans who live with their grandfather. Though poor, they save money to plan a Sunday dinner for a soldier. But unbeknownst to them, their invitation doesn’t get mailed. On Sunday, another soldier, Sgt. Eric Moore, is taken to Osborne home. Eric is captivated with Tessa, who manages the household, and soon they fall in love.
William Thompson moves to a rural town in Georgia, with his wife Mary Elizabeth. However, they face various problems while adjusting to their new lifestyle.
In late nineteenth century Argentina, a young gaucho is sentenced to military duty; but leaves his post to lead a band of gauchos in resisting railroad encroachment in Pampas and while doing so falls in love with an aristocrat woman and decides to elope with her. Meanwhile, his commanding officer has also left the army in order to pursue him.
After completing his prison sentence, farmer Matt Calder returns his town in order to reunite with his young son. Meanwhile, a bar singer Kay is heading downriver with her boyfriend Harry, in order to explore a potential gold claim. When their raft sinks, Harry robs Matt of his gun and his horse, and he continues on his journey without Kay. Therefore, the three of them plan revenge.
Frustrated with the lack of opportunities in his hometown, Jess Harker decides to finally leave. However, a stagecoach armed guard persuades his boss to give Jess the job of the stage driver.
The Bullfighters is a comedy musical film which tells the story of Stan and Ollie, two private detectives, who arrive in Mexico, looking for a larcenous lady. However, things get complicated when it turns out that Stan resembles a world-famous bullfighter, who is represented by Coleman, an amoral promoter. When Stan is mistaken for the bullfighter, he is forced to flee, along with Ollie, but eventually it seems that he has no other option but to step into the arena.
Delilah Lee is the star of her husband’s Broadway show. She soon becomes a huge success, and starts feeling that maybe her husband thinks of her as an asset rather than a wife. She also suspects that he might be having an affair with the show’s backer.
Domino Kid is a Western film which tells the story of Domino, who returns from the Civil war, to find out that his ranch has been ruined and his father has been murdered. He is able to identify four of the culprits, and he plans revenge. But he doesn’t know the identity of the fifth one, although the latter knows him well, as well as his revenge mission.
Tony Angelo is a bartender who lives in San Francisco’s affluent Nob Hill. Sally, a singer seems to be attracted to him, but Angelo ignores her affections and begins to court Harriet Carruthers. When Carruthers accepts his proposal, the two eventually get married. Angelo soon tries to fit into high society, but he soon finds himself struggling against depression.
Vincent Smith is a farmer and butcher who is also running a motel named ‘Motel Hello’. He sets traps on nearby roads to catch human victims, whom he harvests for their meat in his ‘secret garden’. He is aided by his sister Ida, as they both see the victims as animals.
Four Guns to the Border is a Western adventure action film which tells the story of a group of outlaws who plan and execute a robbery in a small town. However, things take a turn when some of the locals attempt to follow them.
In a competition between a railroad and a stagecoach company to obtain the government franchise for Colorado territory, Kit Dodge Jr., daughter of a railroad executive, with the help of travelling salesman Johnny Behind-the-Deuces, is supporting the train-man to reach Tomahawk in time. But afraid of losing their business, a Stagecoach Company sends ruthless Dakota to stop the train at any cost.
The Spoilers is a Western drama film which tells the story of a saloon-keeper Cherry who loves a mine owner Roy. However, Alex McNamara, the gold commissioner conspires to steal all of Roy’s gold claim.
When Major Ives, who had earlier ordered an attack causing Cheyenne massacre, defies the treaty and plans the construction of a fortress on the Cheyenne territory, Chief Fireknife sends a yellow tomahawk as warning of war through scout Adam Reed. Ignoring it, Ives refuses to move women and children to safety. However, when Cheyenne strike to take revenge on Ives, he reveals a surprising secret.
Based on the novel by Edith Kneipple Roberts, the film follows Mary Hagen, the adopted daughter of Minta and Jim Hagen. She is beautiful, gay and talented, everything that can make a girl happy. But in the way is a cruel gossip concerning her biological father. Is he Tom Bates, the former resident who was sent away by his family years ago?
Something for the Boys is a musical comedy film which revolves around three cousins who inherit a plantation in Kentucky. However it soon appears that the place is in shambles. Things take a turn when Sergeant Rocky Fulton offers to fix up the place on one condition; that they will make it a hostel for military wives.
Bill Morgan wants to join the military during World War II to impress the beautiful Lucilla Powell. However, he is rated as unfit for the army. He soon finds a magic lamp, from which a genie emerges. The genie grants him his wish of serving in the Army, but gets the era wrong. Bill therefore finds himself at a different time in history.
Logan Cates, a drifter crossing the Arizona desert, helps and rescues a bunch of people being targetted by a band of Apache Indians. The American Western action film is based on a 1957 novel and was shot on location at the Red Rock Canyon in California.
When an Indian chief is killed in a town, an ex marshal tries to stop the Indians from attacking out of vengeance.
Ellen Beldon is convicted of murdering her husband and is soon going to be the first woman hanged in Texas. However, a man working for her uncle, Jud, helps her escape to safety. However, her father-in-law hires a professional gunman to bring her back to Texas, so that she can be hanged. The gunman Gil finds her, but she claims that it was her brother-in-law who is the real culprit.
A sheriff’s son is falsely accused of a crime. A friend attempts to find the real culprit to get his name cleared.
A small plane carrying a deputy sheriff Frank Munson and a handcuffed prisoner named Ed, crashes due to a storm, in the California wilderness. Frank and Ed soon find an isolated farm, where they take shelter, but soon Ed tries to escape from Frank, as Frank intends to kill him, rather than take him to the police.
The Treasure of Pancho Villa is a Western film which tells the story of Tom Bryan, an American adventurer, who competes with a famed Mexican bandit to recover a lost gold shipment.
Tony Dumont who works for an international crime syndicate double-crosses his boss, and disappears with a load of diamonds. However, the Syndicate’s men as well as the Hong Kong police are on his pursuit.
Based on true events, this Western film revolves around Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, a Jesuit missionary, who had travelled throughout the Southwest, to change the lives of the Native Americans. The film also shows the various kinds of challenges that he had faced on his trip.
Known for the large number of cameo appearances by Hollywood's golden age actors and actresses, the movie is loosely based on the film debut of Rin Tin Tin, a male German shepherd, who follows an aspiring actress to Hollywood; but himself becomes an international star.