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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 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

65th highest grossing film in the US of 1968. See more »

Quotes

Joe Lightcloud: She can chew on my mocassin anytime.
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Referenced in Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s (2002) See more »

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All I Needed Was the Rain
(uncredited)
Written by Fred Wise & Ben Weisman
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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As An Elvis Fan, I Loved It
21 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pretty much everybody who ever talks about this film says it's horrible and stupid. I could not disagree more. This is a light-hearted and funny movie that left me with a smile on my face. Sure, it's silly...but it's supposed to be. And Katy Jurado and Burgess Meredith both give hilarious performances. The 4 songs in the film are fun and catchy, and as always...Elvis's voice is top-notch. Three of his friends (Charlie Hodge, Joe Esposito, and Sonny West) join him on this movie, and it only adds to the fun.

Say what you want about this movie, but as an Elvis fan...I was just happy to get to spend over an hour laughing with the King.

How can you stay away?


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