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Waterhole #3
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Waterhole #3 -- Restless gambler and wayward rascal James Coburn can't resist a pretty lady or the chance at gold. This is a rootin', tootin', tongue-in- cheek comedy western that packs a passel of laughs. There's brothel action, waterhole skirmishes and sheriff's shootouts.

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Director:
Writers:
Joseph T. Steck (written by) and
Robert R. Young (written by)
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Release Date:
17 November 1967 (Finland) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This is the West as it really was. ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS! See more »
Plot:
Sergeant Foggers and two confederate soldiers lay their hands on gold bullion belonging to the army... See more » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
A solid western with some nice humor and music See more (24 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Coburn ... Lewton Cole

Carroll O'Connor ... Sheriff John Copperud

Margaret Blye ... Billee Copperud

Claude Akins ... Sgt. Henry Foggers

Timothy Carey ... Hilb

Bruce Dern ... Deputy

Joan Blondell ... Lavinia

James Whitmore ... Capt. Shipley
Harry Davis ... Ben

Roy Jenson ... Doc Quinlen
Robert Cornthwaite ... George - Hotel Clerk
Jim Boles ... Cpl. Blyth

Steve Whittaker ... Soldier #1
Ted Markland ... Soldier #2
Rupert Crosse ... Prince
Jay Ose ... Bartender
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... Cowpoke (as Buzz Henry)
Roger Miller ... Balladeer (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Borzage ... Old Timer in Lobby (uncredited)
Francis Davis ... Dove (uncredited)
Tianne Gabrielle ... Dove (uncredited)
Jennifer Gan ... Dove (uncredited)
Judith Guyer ... Dove (uncredited)
Bobby Johnson ... Prince's Helper (uncredited)
Jack Lilley ... Trooper (uncredited)
Rod McGaughy ... Trooper (uncredited)
Danny Sands ... Trooper Unloading Gold (uncredited)
Sabrina Scharf ... Dove (uncredited)
Desiree Sumarra ... Dove (uncredited)
Alex Tinne ... Francisco (uncredited)
Joni Webster ... Dove (uncredited)
Yvonne Wilder ... Dove (uncredited)

Directed by
William A. Graham  (as William Graham)
 
Writing credits
Joseph T. Steck (written by) and
Robert R. Young (written by) (as R.R. Young)

Produced by
Owen Crump .... executive producer
Joseph T. Steck .... producer
Ken Wales .... associate producer
Blake Edwards .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Dave Grusin 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Burks 
 
Film Editing by
Warren Low 
 
Production Design by
Fernando Carrere 
 
Set Decoration by
Reg Allen 
Jack Stevens 
 
Costume Design by
Jack Bear 
 
Makeup Department
Emile LaVigne .... makeup artist
Nellie Manley .... hair stylist
Wally Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Clem Beauchamp .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniel McCauley .... assistant director (as Daniel J. McCauley)
 
Art Department
Gene Lauritzen .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joe Edmondson .... sound recordist
Charles Grenzbach .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
Paul K. Lerpae .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Robert 'Buzz' Henry .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert 'Buzz' Henry .... special action sequence (as Buzz Henry)
 
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Runtime:
95 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:14 (orginal rating) | Sweden:11 | UK:15 (re-rating) (1988) | UK:AA (1970) | UK:X (1967) | USA:Approved (Suggested for Mature Audiences) | West Germany:16 (nf) (cut: 12 f)

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Trivia:
Even though actor Jay Ose is only listed as "bartender" in the credits, James Coburn referred to him by his real first name, Jay.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When George, the hotel clerk, gives the sheriff a handgun, he says it was taken off of John Wesley Hardin, by Constable John Selman, who had shot Hardin on a Monday afternoon at the Acme Saloon in El Paso Texas. But the opening of the movie says that the action takes place in 1884. In 1884, Hardin was in Huntsville State Prison, serving 14 years for the 1878 shooting of a Texas lawman. The shooting of Hardin by Selman in the Acme Saloon in El Paso would not occur for another 11 years: on August 19, 1895-indeed a Monday-three years after Hardin's release from prison in 1892. It is doubtful any guns were removed from Hardin that day, because the sheriff of El Paso had outlawed the carrying of firearms within city limits.See more »
Quotes:
Lewton Cole:I didn't break any law, Sheriff.
Sheriff John H. Copperud:No? What about stealing my horse, huh?
Lewton Cole:I needed that horse to recover the gold.
Sheriff John H. Copperud:Locking me in my own jail?
Lewton Cole:I wanted you behind me.
Sheriff John H. Copperud:Murder?
Lewton Cole:It was self-defense.
Sheriff John H. Copperud:Raping?
Lewton Cole:Assault with a friendly weapon?
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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
A solid western with some nice humor and music, 14 January 1999
Author: James R. Schafer from Sewell, NJ

This movie incorporated some good dialogue, enjoyable scenery, and a nice job on the title song and narration by Roger Miller. One of the most memorable scenes involves the old standard gunfight which most definitely will generate some laughs if you've seen one too many shootouts. I thoroughly enjoyed this western and gave it a Waterhole #8.

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