An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome greedy criminals and the natural elements.
In 1935, after forty years in a West Virginia prison, three released convicts wish to open a legitimate business using the twenty-five thousand dollars earned in jail, but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plans to defraud them.
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits.Written by
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Similarities between this movie and Lonesome Dove (1989) are that both titles share the character names of July Johnson, Roscoe, and (outlaw) Dee. Both productions also have stars from the same geographical region: Dean Martin from Steubenville, Ohio, and Robert Urich from Toronto, Ohio. See more »
This movie takes place just after the Civil War, yet the hangman claims to have just passed through Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City did not exist until 1889, after the land run. See more »
Mr. Carter, I was a whore at the age of 13 and my family never went hungry.
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When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'A' rating. 16 secs of cuts were made to the UK video version for release in 1988 to reduce the attempted rape of Maria by the bandit leader. The cuts were waived for the 2005 DVD. See more »
Sure, Dean and Jimmy starred in better westerns in their careers, RIO BRAVO and THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, to name a few, but this one doesn't have John Wayne. The Duke didn't need to be here. This is a good ride that holds the formula western of better days to its heart and you're none the worse off for having given 90+ minutes of your time. And yes, Raquel Welch is gorgeous, baking in the hot Mexico sun. Dino doesn't sing, but the soundtrack by Jerry Goldsmith is haunting.
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