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Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.

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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 Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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There are "Westerns" and "Westerns". Every now and then comes a NEW kind of Western. This is "BANDOLERO!".


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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1 June 1968 (USA)  »

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$4,450,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Larry McMurtry also used the name "Roscoe" as the deputy to "July Johnson" in "Lonesome Dove." See more »

Goofs

The REAL hangman, Ossie Grimes (Guy Raymond) sings "Bringing In The Sheaves" as he rides alone towards Val Verde, but the song hadn't been written yet in 1867. He sang the 1874 lyrics by Knowles Shaw to the 1880 melody by George Minor. See more »

Quotes

Dee Bishop: To tell you the truth...
Mace Bishop: Yeah, yeah, liars always start that way.
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Featured in David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) See more »

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Leather Britches
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Composer unknown
Arranged by Cyril J. Mockridge
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larry mcmurtry
17 December 2003 | by (denver, colorado) – See all my reviews

this movie has larry mcmurtry written all over it--as someone else has noted, three of the characters have names that later showed up in "lonesome dove", roscoe's last name is bookbinder, and larry mcmurtry is a bookseller and book fanatic, most of the film is set near the texas/mexico border, where lonesome dove is located, and dee and mace have a brotherly relationship much like call and gus (and don't forget "lonesome dove" began as a screenplay intended for james stewart and john wayne) and dee and mace talk about going to montana and starting a ranch......

larry mcmurtry doesn't get a screen credit here, but i'll betcha he had something to do with the screenplay......

anyone know for sure?


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