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The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)

GP  -  Comedy | Western  -  12 June 1970 (USA)
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An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.

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John O'Hanlan
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Harley Sullivan
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Jenny
Sue Ane Langdon ...
Opal Ann
Elaine Devry ...
Pauline
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Barkeeper - Great Plains Saloon
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Marshal Anderson
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Jedediah W. Willowby
Jackie Russell ...
Carrie Virginia
Jackie Joseph ...
Annie Jo
Sharon DeBord ...
Sara Jean (as Sharon De Bord)
Richard Collier ...
Nathan Potter
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Charlie Bannister
Jean Willes ...
Alice
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Corey Bannister
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John is working as a cow poke for very little money with his friend Harley when he gets word his brother, DJ, has left him The Cheyenne Social Club. He and Harley ride for nearly a thousand miles to his inheritance only to find he is now the owner of a first class brothel. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Imagine these two cowboys inheriting the one place in the west everyone wants to get their hands on .... "The Cheyenne Social Club." See more »

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12 June 1970 (USA)  »

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Geschossen wird ab Mitternacht  »

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The political subtext was a reference to the real life political differences of James Stewart and Henry Fonda. See more »

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When John and Harley are crossing the railroad tracks to see the Cheyenne Social Club for the first time, it is apparent from the camera angle that the last structure on the right is only a facade with no building behind it. See more »

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Dr. Michael Foy: [Hawking his wonder elixir, "Blue Nectar," before a small crowd, as John and Harley first ride into town] Step right up, folks... You've heard about it, you've read about it, and for years you've looked forward to it - that ancient remedy from Ireland, the wonder of which I smuggled into this country at great personal risk to meself. And now, for the first time in Cheyenne... Dr. Foy's Blue Nectar!
Dr. Michael Foy: [Holds bottle up] It cures warts, opens the bowels, prolongs life...
Dr. Michael Foy: [...]
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Great Western Comedy
3 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great comedy western without being stupid satire and is nothing like Blazing Saddles by Mel Brooks. I personally hate satire on a high level. This is a hilarious movie with a great cast of characters. I first saw this movie when I was very young. But to ensure before I rated that I didn't remember this movie as funny just because I was a kid. I recently viewed it again. I am 44 and thing it is hilarious. I enjoy mostly serious westerns but also love comedic westerns when they are done well. Other good movies are Maverick, Support Your Local Sheriff, Support Your Local Gunfighter and John Wayne's "McClintock". So if you don't like any westerns that have comedy then this will not be for you. Perhaps you just go more for gritty reality such as Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Unforgiven or classics such as True Grit and The Outlaw Josey Wales. But if you enjoy a laugh without being stupid satire you will like this movie. I am assuming that is why the reviews that have been written were mostly negative.


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