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Director:
Writers:
William Rose (screenplay)
Guy Owen (based on a novel by)
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Release Date:
29 September 1967 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Meet Mordecai Jones; Master of Back-Stabbing, Cork-Screwing and Dirty-Dealing-Dealing!
Plot:
Mordecai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
George C. Scott alone is worth seeing the film. See more (34 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

George C. Scott ... Mordecai

Sue Lyon ... Bonnie Lee Packard

Harry Morgan ... Sheriff Slade

Jack Albertson ... Mr. Packard

Alice Ghostley ... Mrs. Packard

Albert Salmi ... Deputy Meshaw

Slim Pickens ... Jarvis Bates

Michael Sarrazin ... Curley

Strother Martin ... Lovick
George Mitchell ... Tetter

Woodrow Parfrey ... Super Market Manager
Jay Ose ... Second Fertilizer Man
Raymond Guth ... First Fertilizer Man (as Ray Guth)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jesse Baker ... Doodle Powell (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... Deputy-Guard (uncredited)
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Directed by
Irvin Kershner 
 
Writing credits
William Rose (screenplay)

Guy Owen (based on a novel by)

Produced by
Lawrence Turman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Swink (film editor)
 
Casting by
Joe Scully (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Lewis H. Creber  (as Lewis Creber)
Jack Martin Smith 
Robert Emmet Smith  (as Robert E. Smith)
 
Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott (set decorations)
John Sturtevant (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Dorothy Jeakins (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... hair stylist
Ben Nye .... makeup
 
Production Management
Joseph E. Rickards .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yakima Canutt .... second unit director
William Kissell .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Thomas Gark .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Dennis J. Parrish .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Dockendorf .... sound
J.S. Westmoreland .... sound (as Josh Westmoreland)
Jim Bullock .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
Art Cruickshank .... special photographic effects
Emil Kosa Jr. .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Coleman D. Brandenburg .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Tom Dittman .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom L. Dittman .... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Hickman .... stunts (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Homer Plannette .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Victor Arno .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Alexander Gerens .... music copyist (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor (uncredited)
Wally Heglin .... music copyist (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Louis Kaufman .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Peter Nelson .... assistant to producer
Phill Norman .... titles: Cinefx
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
104 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Vaughn Tobacco Warehouses in Lexington, Kentucky were converted to soundstages for interior shooting of this film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The deflated tires are fully inflated when the truck leaves the railroad tracks.See more »
Quotes:
Mordecai Jones:Son, you'd be amazed at the hundreds of satisfied students I've matriculated over the last 50 years!See more »
Movie Connections:
Features "Peyton Place" (1964)See more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
George C. Scott alone is worth seeing the film., 6 November 2003
Author: Steek from Olympic Penninsula

Anyone who has seen Patton,and enjoyed that and other performances of George C. Scott, should see this film just to marvel at the range and abilities of this classic stage actor. A strong supporting cast make this a delightful comedic romp by this giant of an American actor.

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