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Scandalous John (1971)

A crotchety old ranch owner fights to be able to live his life the way he wants to, and not the way other people--and the law--tell him he has to.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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John McCanless
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Paco
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Amanda McCanless
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Jimmy Whittaker
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Sheriff Pippin
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Barton Whittaker
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Sheriff Hart
Christopher Dark ...
Card Dealer
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Farm Woman
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Sludge
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Old Indian
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Grotch (as James Lydon)
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Wendell
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Mavis
Larry D. Mann ...
Bartender
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A crotchety old ranch owner fights to be able to live his life the way he wants to, and not the way other people--and the law--tell him he has to.

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McCanless - the one cowpoke crazy enough to fight the windmills of change! See more »


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22 June 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cowboy John  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The interesting characteristic about Sheriff Pippin (Harry Morgan) was that he had no gun. See more »

Quotes

Men's Store Clerk: It's not perfume it's lilac tweed a man's cologne.
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Soundtracks

Pastures Green (Vocal)
Composed and Performed by Rod McKuen
Editions Chanson Co.
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Surprisingly Entertaining
2 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film started out pretty slow for me and probably for most who are used to quicker comedy prominent in other Disney movies of the time (such as Million Dollar Duck which was released a week after Scandalous John in 1971). But after the characters grew on me, particularly John & Paco, I found myself laughing out loud. I wasn't really pleased with some of the other actors, but they weren't so bad that they detracted from the overall film. Brian Keith makes it look fun to be a crazy old man. As the movie goes on, it gets better, so have a little patience if you're not used to this slightly slower style.

"It's Lilac Tweed. A MAN'S cologne."

Haha!


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