M | | Western
A Texas town's council fires the town's old-fashioned marshal who refuses to resign, thus leading to violence from both sides.
Don Siegel took over from Robert Totten after a 25 day shoot, and completed it in a further 9 days.
Marshal Frank Patch:
Do you want to know something, Dan?
Dan Joslin: What?
Marshal Frank Patch: You're a bad liar. If you want to succeed in this world, you got to learn to be a good liar.
Near the end of the film you can see the electrical wires running (presumably buried for most of their length under the differently-coloured soil) to a man's body as he is 'shot'; the last yard or so of wire -which is presumably for the gunshot SFX- is clearly visible running towards the man's ankles.