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The Fiend Who Walked the West
Poster of the movie "The Fiend Who Walked the West".jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGordon Douglas
Written byBen Hecht
Charles Lederer
Produced byHerbert B. Swope Jr.
StarringHugh O'Brian
Robert Evans
Dolores Michaels
Linda Cristal
Stephen McNally
CinematographyJoseph MacDonald
Edited byHugh S. Fowler
Music byLes Baxter
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox
Release date
  • August 1, 1958 (1958-08-01)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Fiend Who Walked the West is a 1958 Western film based on the 1947 film noir Kiss of Death. Almost a horror western, the story involves a psychotic ex-convict terrorising his former cellmate and his family. The director was Gordon Douglas and the film stars Hugh O'Brian, Robert Evans, Dolores Michaels, Linda Cristal, Stephen McNally, and Ron Ely.


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See also


  1. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p251