Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
Various tokens used as prop coins
This United Artists Western film has a scene where various tokens of different sizes are used to
represent silver coins.
and live a law-abiding life but his old gang won't let him.
live a law-abiding life with his girlfriend Judy (Ann Robinson).
He encounters a young orphan boy Robbie and brings him to join his girlfriend, who doesn't trust him but
warms up to the boy.
gold and silver money.
The coined money is shown using various tokens.
1. Dan, Judy, and Robbie at home
2. The sheriff arrives
He has found an incriminating bank bag of silver coins.
3. Bank bag of bank silver coins
The tokens include:
The "Radiant Eagle Game Counter" token which has an eagle on the front and a number on the back.
The "President James Monroe" token which has Monroe facing on the front and a bird on the back.
4. Radiant Eagle Game Counter Token
Brass, 32mm, 13.83gm
Eagle with wings raised standing on leaves and arrows
Number '10' in box within wreath
5. President James Monroe Token - Bird of Paradise
White metal, 35mm, 9.28gm
Obverse: President James Monroe facing half left, no text
Reverse: Bird of Paradise and man kneeling in temple surrounded by eight-pointed rounded star, no text
This token was supposedly made for film studio use.
6. Judy has doubts
Dan realizes he has to deal with the outlaws and rides off.
7. Outlaws at their hideout cabin
While these outlaws are eating, Dan has silenced their lookout man.
The outlaws then leave their cabin and start shooting at Dan.
8. Blazing guns
9. Outlaws pay the price
10. Happy ending
George Montgomery as Dan Tomlinson
Ann Robinson as Judy Ollivant
Steve Brodie as Jake Dunsten (Outlaw leader)
Bobby Clark as Robbie Donovan
Writer: Louis Stevens