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The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) Poster

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This film fell weeks behind schedule due to bad weather. When they could not film, director Sam Peckinpah and his cast and crew would drink. When the film did wrap production, the bar bill came to over $70,000.
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Sam Peckinpah started work on this film almost immediately after finishing work on the landmark The Wild Bunch (1969). That is why Strother Martin and L.Q. Jones were cast in similar roles in both films.
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Several crew members were fired from this film. It was the job of one crew member to have bus tickets back to Los Angeles for a fired crew member. If someone lost their job, Sam Peckinpah would ask, "Do you have a bus ticket for them?"
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This was the favorite film of the director. Often, when asked to speak about his work, he brought a print of this film to show, instead of one of his more famous works.
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The production base for the film was at Echo Bay, Nevada.
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Hogue's Castle was a real-life hotel which was acquired in Bishop, California. It was packed-up and transported along with its own furniture to its shooting location across the border in Nevada.
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Last film of Peter Whitney.
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