Five Card Stud

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Five Card Stud ★½ 1968 (PG)

Five members of a lynching party are being killed one by one, and a professional gambler, who tried to prevent the lynching, attempts to ensnare the killer with the aid of a preacher with a gun. The poor script was based on a novel by Ray Gaulden. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Inger Stevens, Roddy McDowall, Yaphet Kotto, John Anderson, Katherine Justice; D: Henry Hathaway; W: Marguerite Roberts; C: Daniel F. Fapp; M: Maurice Jarre.