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Stay Away, Joe (1968)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Western  |  8 March 1968 (USA)
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.

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Joe Lightcloud
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Charlie Lightcloud
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Glenda Callahan
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Annie Lightcloud
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Grandpa
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Hy Slager
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Bronc Hoverty
Quentin Dean ...
Mamie Callahan
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Douglas Henderson ...
Congressman Morrissey
Angus Duncan ...
Lorne Hawkins
Mike Lane ...
Frank Hawk (as Michael Lane)
Susan Trustman ...
Mary Lightcloud
Warren Vanders ...
Hike Bowers
Buck Kartalian ...
Bull Shortgun
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.

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Elvis goes West...and the West goes wild! See more »


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Rated PG for mild sensuality, language and comic violence | See all certifications »
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During the fight scene at the party, Elvis Presley goes outside to tell the band to play something slow. He and his friend Charlie Hodge, who has a bit role in the film as a guitar player in the band, start cracking up during Elvis' line. Charlie later said the reason for the laughter was that it was cold outside and Elvis' nose was running. See more »

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Joe Lightcloud: She can chew on my mocassin anytime.
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All I Needed Was the Rain
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Not Elvis' worst movie.
6 October 2006 | by (Malta) – See all my reviews

I have to disagree with a previous comment that this is Elvis' worst film. OK, it's not a comedy classic but surely, at least in my opinion, "Harum Scarum", "Paradise, Hawaiian Style" and "Easy Come, Easy Go" are much more inferior to this rather enjoyable yarn. I for one always enjoy watching it whenever it's screened on Cable TV and it's a pity it has not been released on DVD yet. Besides a very good-looking Elvis, the supporting cast Burgess Meredith, Katy Jurado & the wise-cracking Thomas Gomez (as grandpa) are a joy to watch. And the opening title sequence with the camera flying over the Grand Canyon while the lovely "Stay Away" (a re-working of "Greensleeves") plays on the soundtrack must rank as one of the most beautiful openings in all of Elvis' movies.


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