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Director:
Writers:
Ronald M. Cohen (written by) and
Dennis Shryack (written by)
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Release Date:
3 November 1969 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The last of The Wildest Bunch shoots it out with a new breed of gunslinging glory-seekers.
Plot:
Marshal Flagg, an aging lawman about to be retired, hears that his old nemesis, the outlaw McKaye, is back in the area and planning a robbery... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
A lot of fun! See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robert Mitchum ... Flagg

George Kennedy ... McKay

Martin Balsam ... Mayor Wilker

David Carradine ... Waco

Tina Louise ... Carmel

Douglas Fowley ... Grundy (as Douglas V. Fowley)

Lois Nettleton ... Mary
John Davis Chandler ... Deuce

John Carradine ... Ticker

Marie Windsor ... Polly
Dick Peabody ... Boyle

Kathleen Freeman ... Mrs. Stone (Mother)
Jimmy Murphy ... Buckshot
Garrett Lewis ... Hawkins
Bobby Riha ... Billy
Jackie Joseph ... Doris
Howard Storm ... Harry
George Dunn ... Engineer #1
Nick Dennis ... Engineer No. 2
Phil Vandervort ... Simms
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dorothy Adams ... Mrs. Pierce (uncredited)
Robert Anderson ... Jed (uncredited)

Thordis Brandt ... Babe (uncredited)
David Cargo ... David Cargo - Reporter (uncredited)
Dee Carroll ... Minor Role (voice) (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. ... Tuber (uncredited)
Angela Greene ... Judy (uncredited)

Buddy Hackett ... Ed - Townsman (uncredited)

Darby Hinton ... Pug (uncredited)
Irene Kelly ... Ginny (uncredited)
Alan Lee ... Townsman (uncredited)
Stuart Lee ... Harold (uncredited)
Paul Lees ... Miles (uncredited)
Stephen Liss ... Cricket (uncredited)

Christopher Mitchum ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Hank Robinson ... Barfly (uncredited)
Russell Schulman ... One of Pug's Boys (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Barfly (uncredited)
Mike Wagner ... Turk (uncredited)
John Wheeler ... Bumper (uncredited)

Directed by
Burt Kennedy 
 
Writing credits
Ronald M. Cohen (written by) and
Dennis Shryack (written by)

Produced by
Ronald M. Cohen .... producer
Robert Goldstein .... executive producer
Stan Jolley .... associate producer
Dennis Shryack .... producer
 
Original Music by
William Lava 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Stradling Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Howard Deane 
Otho Lovering (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Stan Jolley 
 
Set Decoration by
Ralph S. Hurst 
 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Wood 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist
Perc Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bill Finnegan .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard C. Bennett .... assistant director (as Richard Bennett)
Montgomery Banta .... assistant director (uncredited)
Leslie Gorall .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ward Preston .... set designer (uncredited)
Red Turner .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Al Overton .... sound
Brandon Kellogg .... sound recordist (uncredited)
William Thompson .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Horace L. Hulburd .... special effects
 
Stunts
Stan Barrett .... stunts (uncredited)
May Boss .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Bullock .... stunts (uncredited)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Tap Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
David S. Cass Sr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Everett Creach .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Finnegan .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Gatlin .... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Gibbs .... stunts (uncredited)
Kent Hays .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward .... stunts (uncredited)
Clyde Hudkins Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Hudkins .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
Leroy Johnson .... stunts (uncredited)
Max Kleven .... stunts (uncredited)
Walt La Rue .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Perkins .... stunts (uncredited)
Glenn Randall Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Stromsoe .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Terhune .... stunts (uncredited)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Glen Bird .... grip (uncredited)
Lamar Boren .... helicopter camera operator (uncredited)
Don Christie .... still photographer (uncredited)
Marvin L. Gunter .... camera operator (uncredited)
Dudie Maschmeyer .... key grip (uncredited)
Richard Craig Meinardus .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Ralph Spence .... camera assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dominic Di Bona .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Lyle Field .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Audrey Newell .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Patricia Norris .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Bob Richards .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Sonny Burke .... music supervisor
Dan Wallin .... score mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Marjorie Mullen .... script supervisor
Christopher Mitchum .... production assistant (uncredited)
Harry Zubrinsky .... location manager (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
91 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-12 | Norway:16 | Sweden:15 | USA:PG | USA:M (original rating) | West Germany:12 (nf)

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Trivia:
Director Trademark: [Burt Kennedy] ["Fight!"]At the beginning of the fight scene, someone (in this case, an uncredited Richard Farnsworth) looks directly at the camera and yells, "Fight!"See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Flagg and McKay are running along the roof of the train, the view from inside the train shows their shadows on the cliff wall beside the tracks level with their actual position on the roof, as though the sun were nearly on the horizon throwing their shadow straight onto the cliff wall directly behind them. But when the view switches to overhead on top of the train, their shadows are directly below them as though the sun were directly overhead. This same pattern is repeated several times, camera overhead showing their shadow directly below them, then inside showing their shadows on the cliff wall out to the side.See more »
Quotes:
McKay:There's only one plan and it's as plain as the nose on your face. You can't stop the train from comin' to town 'cause they got the telegraph covered. What you gotta do is stop the train from *stoppin* in town.See more »
Soundtrack:
The Ballad of Marshal FlaggSee more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A lot of fun!, 12 June 2003
Author: Joel Griffith (joelg-2) from Freeport (Red Oak) Illinois, USA

This Robert Mitchum/George Kennedy film was a lot of fun for me, because until this, I hadn't seen Mitchum in too many comedies/ spoofs. El Dorado had it's funny moments, but it's wasn't a comedy, really. Without spoiling the story, Mitchum plays an aging sheriff hustled into early retirement by the stereotypical gas bag of a mayor, and Kennedy plays an aging outlaw on the verge of being ousted by his own gang. Interestingly, Kennedy's character also illustrates the interesting concept that even outlaws of one generation lived by a code, i.e. don't shoot a man in the back, and as Kennedy's character says at one point, "I don't go for unnecessary killing. Mitchum's character also has his principles, a man who always "keeps his word" - used to hilarious effect at the end.

The chemistry between Mitchum and Kennedy is great, and the action is hysterical, especially the chase scene with a train heading to a rendezvous with the crooks in town. If you're in for a light-hearted, entertaining family movie, I'd definitely recommend "The Good Guys and the Bad Guys."

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