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Dirty Dingus Magee (1970)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  11 February 1971 (Netherlands)
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Ass-breaker Dingus Magee is looking for a gold train when he comes upon old acquaintance Hoke Birdsill on stage to San Francisco, and robs him of his money. Hoke goes to the nearby town of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dingus Billy Magee
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Herkimer 'Hoke' Birdsill
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Belle Nops (mayor of Yerkey's Hole)
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Prudence Frost (schoolteacher)
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Anna Hot Water
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Brig. Gen. George
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Rev. Green
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Charles Stuart
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Crazy Blanket (Anna's father)
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China Poppy (Belle's maid) (as Marya Christen)
Terry Wilson ...
Sergeant
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Ira Teasdale
Tom Fadden ...
Trooper
Mina Martinez ...
Belle's girl
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Ass-breaker Dingus Magee is looking for a gold train when he comes upon old acquaintance Hoke Birdsill on stage to San Francisco, and robs him of his money. Hoke goes to the nearby town of Yerkey's Hole, where Belle Knops is both mayor and bordello-mistress. She appoints Hoke Town Sheriff and tries to get him to stir up the Indians so the soldiers at the nearby fort (the main customers) won't go to Little Big Horn. Dingus tries to stir up more trouble and get involved with the pale, baby-talking Indian, Anna. The film is a send-up of the oft-repeated phrase "the Code of the West" and exaggerates it and what it stands for into the ridiculousness that it is. Written by Scott Andrew Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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It's kind of a western. He's sort of a cowboy. See more »

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Comedy | Western

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Rated PG-13 for some bawdy humor | See all certifications »
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11 February 1971 (Netherlands)  »

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Duelo de pillos  »

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Trivia

Dingus translates as a generic or unnamed "thing" or, in colloquial Yiddish, to use polite terms, as "penis". See more »

Goofs

In several shots during the cavalry troop scene, Anna is replaced by an obvious stunt double wearing skin-colored tights, including when Dingus and Anna run their horses into the wagon 'half-moon', and when driving the gunpowder wagon away from the cavalry. See more »

Quotes

John Wesley Hardin: Ain't I seen a poster on you somewhere?
Dingus Billy Magee: Yes sir. The name's Magee - Dingus Magee.
John Wesley Hardin: Oh, that ten dollar outlaw.
Dingus Billy Magee: None but.
John Wesley Hardin: Ha! Ha! Ha! Hell, if I'd known that, I never would have held you up, but I got to steal something from you. Never stop a man for robbing unless you take at least something. That's the Code of the West.
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Dirty Dingus Magee
Written by Mack David
Performed by The Mike Curb Congregation
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What a dirty, low down snake!
31 March 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Dingus, a man with no morals or conscience, steals anything of value that he can get his hands on. When he robs an acquaintance, a reward is put on his head and his troubles begin. Cornball humor all the way, but a funny picture nonetheless. George Kennedy was hilarious as the "not overly intelligent" sheriff whose brain was muddled by all the conks to the noggin he received.


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