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The Brothers O'Toole (1973)

G | | Western, Comedy | 16 May 1973 (USA)
The brothers, a couple of ne'er-do-wells, turn a sleepy mining town upside-down in their search for quick riches.

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The brothers, a couple of ne'er-do-wells, turn a sleepy mining town upside-down in their search for quick riches.

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Trivia

The Mayor uses the phrase 'like a wolf upon the fold', a quote from "The Destruction of Semnacherib" by Lord Byron. See more »

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The attorney's name is shown as 'Benoni Beidermeier' on his bag but as 'Bedermeir' on the credits. See more »

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Michael O'Toole: Not a friend in the world. And that's the only thing I've got to be thankful for.
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References The Great Gildersleeve (1942) See more »

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Molly Be Damned
Vocals by Sonny Curtis
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Fun without apology
6 December 1998 | by (Andorra) – See all my reviews

If there were no other single redeeming feature of the movie, John Astin's incredible diatribe reviling every obvious wart of the benighted little town of Molly-Be-Damn as it's known for a truly tortured pun on Molybdenum, would be worth the price of admission.

There is a plot, but you don't need to worry about it. Go for Astin's bluster. He appears in a dual role and takes both completely over the top.

If you can take a comedy-western on a fairly broad tack, this is a good one. Crank up the popcorn machine, set your brain on farce and relax. And memorize that cussing. Someday you'll need it.


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