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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  23 June 1976 (USA)
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Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He ... See full summary »

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Sam Longwood
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Joe Knox
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Jack Colby
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Nancy Sue
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Billy
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Mike
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Thursday
Howard Platt ...
Vishniac
Jac Zacha ...
Trainer
Phaedra ...
Friday
Letícia Robles ...
Saturday (as Leticia Robles)
Luz María Peña ...
Holidays (as Luz Maria Pena)
Erika Carlsson ...
Monday (as Erika Carlson)
C.C. Charity ...
Tuesday
Ana Verdugo ...
Wednesday
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Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers. Written by The Poet <thepoet@mail2poet.com>

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They Weren't Forgotten By History...They Were Left Out On Purpose!

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Lee Marvin and Oliver Reed had a drinking contest, which Reed won after ten hours when Marvin fell unconscious. See more »

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In the counting wagon there is a small American flag with 50 stars. In 1908 (the year of the film) there would have been 45 stars, or if the flag was brand new it would have had 46 stars on account of Oklahoma joining the Union the year before. See more »

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Billy: Whatcha got there, Joe?
Joe Knox (Joseph Pendergast Knox): Whores, Billy! Whores!
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Underrated hysterically funny flick!
25 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies I've yet to see. Great cast with funny, funny script. We watch it every chance we get and can't wait for the DVD to be produced. This is one of Lee Marvin's best movies....teamed with Robert Culp, Elizabeth Ashley & Oliver Reed the movie creates unforgettable fast-paced humor. Elizabeth Ashley's portrayal of "little girl" is priceless and the final chase scenes in the movie are right up there with "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. When Joe Knox gets drunk and kidnaps a Lady for each Night of the week (thus Cathouse Thursday) followed by Sam's tricking him into visiting the doctor for a "painless" cure is one of the funniest story lines I've yet to see. The movie deserves much higher than its mediocre rating.


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