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Stay Away, Joe (1968)

Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.

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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
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Frank Hawk (as Michael Lane)
Susan Trustman ...
Mary Lightcloud
Warren Vanders ...
Hike Bowers
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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 is Kissin' Cousins Again, and also Friends, and Friends of Friends, and Even Some Perfect Strangers! See more »


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Rated PG for mild sensuality, language and comic violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Elvis Presley gave small roles to his friends Del 'Sonny' West, Joe Esposito and Charlie Hodge. See more »

Quotes

Joe Lightcloud: Let me buy you a beer.
Deputy Sheriff Hank Matson: I'm on duty for another ten minutes.
Joe Lightcloud: Well, look, I'll tell you what, when you get off duty, come out to Glenda Callahan's and I'll buy you all the brew in the house.
Deputy Sheriff Hank Matson: I'll see you there, Redskin!
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Connections

Featured in Elvis by the Presleys (2005) See more »

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All I Needed Was the Rain
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Written by Fred Wise & Ben Weisman
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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A big improvement
20 August 2001 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

After such smellaroos like "Clambake", "Kissin' Cousins" and "Paradise Hawaiian Style" this movie is a breath of fresh air. At this juncture of his movie career, his films didn't engender much confidence. With the exception of "Speeedway" which was actually filmed before this one, his films were at least decent again. Elvis plays a half breed named Joe Lightclould who is always getting himself in trouble. Strong supporting cast, with the late Burgess Merideth who was one of many. And the music was a big improvement over what he had been doing lately. Perhaps being married gave him back his drive, perhaps being a father gave him back his drive. And perhaps he just got fed up with the crap the he had been given and demanded better rolls. I give this movie three and a half stars.


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