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21 March 1974 (USA) See more »
Traveling through the West right after the Civil War, two con men hatch a scheme to try to collect the $15,000 bounty offered for the capture of an outlaw. | Add synopsis »
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Larry Hagman ... Quince Drew

Louis Gossett Jr. ... Jason O'Rourke

Blythe Danner ... Prudy Jenkins

Jack Elam ... Boss

Harry Morgan ... Sheriff Jenkins

Hal Williams ... Max
Gene Evans ... Sam

Noah Beery Jr. ... Tom
Dick Peabody ... Ed

Denver Pyle ... Drunk

John Beck ... Luke
Dick Haynes ... Man
Bill Shannon ... Carl (as Billy Shannon)
Tyler McVey ... Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jaye Durkus ... Posse Member (uncredited)
Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Willingham ... Townsman (uncredited)

Directed by
Burt Kennedy 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Bowers 
Richard Alan Simmons  characters

Produced by
Burt Kennedy .... producer
James Garner .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
David Shire 
Cinematography by
Robert B. Hauser 
Film Editing by
Michael Pozen 
Art Direction by
Bill Malley 
Tony Brubaker .... stunts

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75 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Jason O'Rourke:The life we lead! In and out of and out of trouble. On the verge of being killed all the time.
Quince Drew:Yeah. Well, when you put it like that, it doesn't sound so bad, does it?
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Remake of Sidekicks (1966) (TV)See more »


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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Awesome western comedy!, 15 August 2003
Author: tmarcott from New York

One of the all-time great movies and most people have never seen it! Hilarious characters, superb writing. Larry Hagman, Lou Gossett (when he had hair!), Harry Morgan, and others are all great, but veteran western character actor Jack Elam steals the show as the dim-witted "Boss". Make sure you tape this if it ever comes back on TV again. I need this on DVD!!!!

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