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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976)

PG | | Comedy, Western | 23 June 1976 (USA)
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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Comedy | Western

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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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The seven-shot six-shooter: Joe Knox and Billy (Oliver Reed and Strother Martin) are cavorting on a large log that has fallen across a creek. Sam Longwood (Lee Marvin) pulls out his revolver and shoots at them, clearly firing off seven shots from a six-shooter revolver. See more »

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Joe Knox: My father was a sergeant, two corporals, a bugler and a company cook.
Sam Longwood: Well, that makes you about five, six white men after all!
[laughs]
Sam Longwood: I think the army did you a favor.
Joe Knox: And I have been trying to repay that favor ever since I learned how to use a hunting knife.
[opens his vest to show his collection of scalps]
Sam Longwood: Oh, for Christ sake, will you put those mouldy scalps away? I happen to know that you bought them off a drummer in New Haven, Connecticut for fifty cents a piece.
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30 November 2001 | by (Chantilly, VA) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I thought it would be pretty stupid but instead it was quite clever. This movie gave me the impression that everyone must have had a good time making it. Lee Marvin, Strother Martin and Englishman Oliver Reed, as half-breed Joe Knox(!), meshed perfectly. The women were lovely and not very dainty and Robert Culp was as usual, Robert Culp (it must be in his contract). Believe it or not, the story, convoluted as it is, makes sense and there is even an elaborate caper pulled near the end. A movie that should offend many people but is so good natured that it charms them instead.


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