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Sam Whiskey (1969)

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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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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Don't mix with "Sam Whiskey" - It's risky!

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Comedy | Western

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After this movie wrapped shooting, Burt Reynolds apparently kept a photo of himself from the film. The still was of the bedroom scene between he and Angie Dickinson. Reynolds apparently had the photo blown up and then hung it over the top of his bar at his house. A caption was added to the picture. It read: "An actor's life is pure hell?". See more »

Goofs

Laura Breckenridge drives a wagon laden with hay to the bank. It's about eight-nine feet long. When Sam, O.W. & Jed all drop from an upper floor of the bank into the hay wagon they appear to be about 18-24 inches tall compared to the length of the wagon. 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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Featured in Anthony James: Acting His Face (2015) 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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Great Fun To Be Had In Burt Reynolds First Good Movie
6 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

Burt Reynolds and Anne Margaret sizzle with on screen chemistry in Burt Reynolds first good movie.

Up till this point Burt had been in mostly forgettable movies like "Operation CIA" and "Navajo Joe" or smaller roles in movies like "Angel Baby" and "Armoured Command". Here he shines as he does the type of light comedy for which would become his trademark. Without his trademark moustache his performance is full of charm and wit, with a twinkle in his eye, he is clearly enjoying himself.

Plot In A Paragraph: Sam Whiskey is an all round nice guy, but with a loud, fast mouth that gets him in trouble. He is willing to try his hand at just about anything but when the attractive widow Laura offers him a job, he is to 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??

Of the rest of the cast, frequent costar of Burt Reynolds, Sweet Ossie Davies who I adore, is great here, like wise Clint Walker. Anne Margaret is gorgeous, and it's easy to see how she tempted Reynolds character to do her bidding!!


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