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Evil Roy Slade (1972)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  18 February 1972 (USA)
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The meanest villain in the West falls for a pretty schoolteacher and tries to change his ways, but a determined (and egomaniacal) singing sheriff is out to capture him.

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Evil Roy Slade, the meanest villain the West has known, meets a beautiful young woman who persuades him to change careers from train robber to family man. He is pursued by Marshal Bing Bell, while a helpful psychologist teaches him to live without weapons. Written by Mike Welsch <m.welsch@az05p.bull.com>

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He's the Most Wanted and the Most Hilarious Outlaw in the West.

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Comedy | Western

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18 February 1972 (USA)  »

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Az ördögi Roy Slade  »

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Although the year is never explicitly given, a calendar is shown during a time passage montage late in the film, going from November into January. The calendar has the right dates for the movie to be set in the Western-appropriate years 1873/74, 1879/80 and 1890/91. See more »

Goofs

When Evil Roy Slade realizes he has the short cowboy's hat on, he grabs the hat and starts to take it off. Then when the short cowboy hands Evil Roy the correct hat, Evil Roy still has the short cowboy's hat on. See more »

Quotes

Evil Roy Slade: This straight life ain't for me. It's too boring. My idea of a nine to five job is nine men robbing five men!
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Superb comedy
23 September 2003 | by (Chester, England, UK) – See all my reviews

Evil Roy Slade as mentioned in the review is a film that a lot of people are unaware of, and what a pity. If you have the sort of sense of humour related to Blazing Saddles then you will find this film a bonus. My Daughter watched this film when she was about 11 or 12 and loved it. I wont give anything away but look out for "Not wearing guns" and the "Shoe horn", classic stuff. Even though 30 years old I think the comedy still works, so find it, watch it and enjoy it.


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