A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. Written by
Bruce Stadfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Old Stumpy...no teeth...one leg...but all the rest was guts...
See more »
Did You Know?
Wayne's character is called "Sheriff", "Chance", and "John T." all through the movie. The only time he is called "John" is by Dude after he is ambushed at the stable. See more
When Dude stops Nathan Burdette and his men to have them put their guns on the fence, his position changes. Sometimes he's standing in the middle of the street and other times he's next to a hitching rail resting his hand on it. See more
John T. Chance
Joe, you're under arrest.
My Rifle, My Pony, and Me
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Dean Martin
and Ricky Nelson
(uncredited) See more