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Bad Bascomb (1946)

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It's just after the civil war when the elderly outlaw Bascomb and his gang try to rob a bank. They run into a trap as officers are waiting in ambush. Bascomb and the cold blooded killer ... See full summary »

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Emmy
Marjorie Main ...
Abbey Hanks
J. Carrol Naish ...
Bart Yancy
Frances Rafferty ...
Dora McCabe
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Jimmy Holden
Russell Simpson ...
Elijah Walker
Warner Anderson ...
Luther Mason
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John Fulton
Connie Gilchrist ...
Annie Freemont
Sara Haden ...
Tillie Lovejoy
Renie Riano ...
Lucy Lovejoy
Jane Green ...
Hannah McCabe
Henry O'Neill ...
Gov. Winton
Frank Darien ...
Elder Moab McCabe
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It's just after the civil war when the elderly outlaw Bascomb and his gang try to rob a bank. They run into a trap as officers are waiting in ambush. Bascomb and the cold blooded killer Yancy escape and join a Mormon wagon train heading for Utah. They learn there is gold hidden on the train and eventually Yancy finds it. The plan is to take the gold and flee but a nine year old girl has become attached to Bascomb and Bascomb is beginning to change his mind. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Thrill for Thrill ! Laugh for Laugh !

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7 November 1946 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Vence a Coragem  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 1, 1948 with Wallace Beery, Coleen Gray and Margaret O'Brien reprising their film roles. See more »

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Bascomb said that he didn't want anything to do with marriage. But in one scene with Margaret O'Brien one can see Beery's wedding ring. See more »

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Excellent Trio
11 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have always loved old movies and most are the kind you can watch over again and again this is one of them! The last time I watched it I caught something new and thought was so cute Emmy (Maragret o'Brien)is dressing in a pretty dress to surprise Zed Bascomb (Wallace Beery)and her grandmother gives her two handkerchiefs and she tells her "Here is one for show and one for blow." I believe actors from this era were true artisan of their craft, something I find lacking in actors today.

For More Fun between Beery and Main I recommend Jackass Mail 1942 & Wyoming 1940. For You Margaret O'Brien fans one movie you must see is Our Vines Have Tender Grapes.


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