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Sam Whiskey (1969)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  1 April 1969 (USA)
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Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ... See full summary »

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O. W. Bandy
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Jed Hooker
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Mr. Perkins (mint superintendent)
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Thorston Bromley (Treasury inspector)
Rick Davis ...
The Fat Man
Anthony James ...
Cousin Leroy
Del Reeves ...
The Fisherman
John Damler ...
Hank (night guard at Mint)
Robert Adler ...
Pete (night guard at Mint) (as Bob Adler)
Chubby Johnson ...
Blacksmith
Ayllene Gibbons ...
Big Annie
Sidney Clute
Wallace Earl ...
Mrs. Perkins (as Amanda Harley)
William Boyett
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Sam Whiskey is an all-round talent, but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he hesitates: he shall salvage gold bars, which Laura's dead husband stole recently, from a sunken ship and secretly bring them back to the mint before they are missed. But how shall he manage to get several hundred pounds of gold into the mint without anyone noticing? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Comedy | Western

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »

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1 April 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Whiskey's Renegades  »

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Trivia

This movie was one of Burt Reynolds first ever big starring roles. See more »

Goofs

The steamboat's smokestack was wobbling back and forth in the river current when the guys first saw it. A steamboat smokestack wouldn't still be standing against the river current if it were that loose. See more »

Quotes

Laura Breckenridge: You've got to bury him.
Sam Whiskey: Lady, I didn't travel 400 miles to bury a bird.
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Referenced in Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) See more »

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Mary McCarty
Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Words by William W. Norton (as William Norton)
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Not on video, and easy to see why
14 May 2000 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Not even Reynolds is able to muster up charm in this fairly dreary western. Actually, though set in the wild west, the movie is more of a caper movie than a western. This wouldn't have been so bad had the capering been exciting and executed with vigor, but it isn't. Some clumsy filming techniques and the production values make it resemble a television production of its era.


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