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Director:
Writer:
John Milius (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 December 1972 (Italy) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If this story ain't true... it shoulda been See more »
Plot:
In Vinegaroon, Texas, former outlaw Roy Bean appoints himself the judge for the region and dispenses his brand of justice as he sees fit. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 nominations See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Newman ... Judge Roy Bean

Roy Jenson ... Outlaw

Gary Combs ... Outlaw
Fred Brookfield ... Outlaw
Bennie E. Dobbins ... Outlaw (as Ben Dobbins)

Richard Farnsworth ... Outlaw (as Dick Farnsworth)
Leroy Johnson ... Outlaw (as LeRoy Johnson)
Fred Krone ... Outlaw
Terry Leonard ... Outlaw

Dean Smith ... Outlaw
Margo Epper ... Whore
Jeannie Epper ... Whore
Stephanie Epper ... Whore

Victoria Principal ... Maria Elena
Barbara J. Longo ... Fat Lady

Anthony Perkins ... Reverend LaSalle
Frank Soto ... Mexican Leader

Ned Beatty ... Tector Crites
Jim Burk ... Bart Jackson

Matt Clark ... Nick the Grub

Bill McKinney ... Fermel Parlee

Steve Kanaly ... Whorehouse Lucky Jim

Francesca Jarvis ... Mrs. Jackson
Karen Carr ... Mrs. Grub
Lee Meza ... Mrs. Parlee
Dolores Clark ... Mrs. Whorehouse Jim

Tab Hunter ... Sam Dodd

Neil Summers ... Snake River Rufus Krile

Jack Colvin ... Pimp

John Huston ... Grizzly Adams

Bruno The Bear ... Watch Bear (as Bruno)
Howard Morton ... Photographist

Stacy Keach ... Bad Bob
Billy Pearson ... Stationmaster

Roddy McDowall ... Frank Gass
Stan Barrett ... Killer
Dean Casper ... Desk Clerk

Don Starr ... Opera House Mgr.
Alfred G. Bosnos ... Opera House Clerk

Anthony Zerbe ... Hustler
John Hudkins ... Man at Stage Door

David Sharpe ... Doctor

Jacqueline Bisset ... Rose Bean

Ava Gardner ... Lily Langtry
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Freehill ... Bedfellow (uncredited)

Mark Headley ... Billy The Kid (uncredited)
Duncan Inches ... Man at Vinegaroon (uncredited)
Rusty Lee ... Tuba Player (uncredited)

Directed by
John Huston 
 
Writing credits
John Milius (original screenplay)

Produced by
Frank Caffey .... associate producer
John Foreman .... producer
Paul Newman .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Maurice Jarre 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Moore (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hugh S. Fowler 
 
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Art Direction by
Tambi Larsen 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert R. Benton  (as Robert Benton)
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Makeup Department
Jim Markham .... hair consultant: men (as James Markham)
Jane Shugrue .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup creator
Monty Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Arthur S. Newman Jr. .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mickey McCardle .... assistant director
Gene Marum .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Robert Schultz .... property master
Matty Azzarone .... leadman (uncredited)
Clarence Fay Konkel .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Larry Jost .... sound (as Lawrence Jost)
Richard Portman .... dubbing mixer
Keith Stafford .... sound editor
 
Stunts
M. James Arnett .... stunt coordinator (as James Arnett)
Stan Barrett .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Fred Brookfield .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Burk .... stunts (uncredited)
Alan Gibbs .... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Leonard .... stunts (uncredited)
Hal Needham .... stunts (uncredited)
David Sharpe .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Frank Kennedy .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Linn .... wardrobe: men (as Jim Linn)
Yvonne Wood .... associate wardrobe designer
 
Editorial Department
Richard Wahrman .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Jack N. Young .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Maurice Jarre .... conductor
Laurindo Almeida .... musician: mandolin (uncredited)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Hal Blaine .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Harry Bluestone .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Perry Botkin Jr. .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Clare Fischer .... musician: organ (uncredited)
Milt Holland .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
William Kraft .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Uan Rasey .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Louie Shelton .... musician: guitar and bass (uncredited)
 
Other crew
John Franco .... script supervisor
Gladys Hill .... assistant: John Huston
Annabelle King .... assistant to producer
Ron Oxley .... animal trainer
Willard B. Scott .... title designer
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Gentle Jungle [us] (uncredited)
Harold Hourihan .... production accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Michael Sarrazin .... participation by
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Roy Bean" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
120 min | West Germany:105 min (cut version)
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | France:Unrated | Germany:12 (re-rating) (cut) | Netherlands:14 (original rating) | Norway:16 | Peru:14 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:15 | UK:A (original rating) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (cut)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
John Milius wrote the screenplay with Lee Marvin in mind as Judge Roy Bean. He brought the script to Marvin when he was filming Pocket Money (1972) but Marvin fell asleep after one drink too many, his co-star Paul Newman found the screenplay, read it, loved it and petitioned for the part.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: When Bean visits San Antonio to see Lilly Langtry several steel drums are visible in the alley behind the theatre that are of a design not available until the early 1930s.See more »
Quotes:
Whorehouse Patron:[First lines]
[Roy Bean enters]
Whorehouse Patron:Door. Shut the door, squirrel.
Judge Roy Bean:[Shuts the door and walks up to the bar] Whiskey.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Inglourious Basterds (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Marmalade, Molasses and HoneySee more »

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