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Hot Lead and Cold Feet -- Twin brothers compete for possession of a rickety cow town their father founded.


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Joseph L. McEveety (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
5 July 1978 (USA) See more »
A Blazing Saga Of Hot Lead and Cold Feet
This saga of the old west involves twin brothers who compete for possession of a rickety cow town founded by their father while a crooked mayor tries to put an end to the competitors so he can inherit the town himself. | Add synopsis »

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Jim Dale ... Eli Bloodshy / Wild Billy Bloodshy / Jasper Bloodshy

Karen Valentine ... Jenny

Don Knotts ... Sheriff Denver Kid

Jack Elam ... Rattlesnake

Darren McGavin ... Mayor Ragsdale

John Williams ... Mansfield
Warren Vanders ... Boss Snead

Debbie Lytton ... Roxanne
Michael Sharrett ... Marcus
David S. Cass Sr. ... Jack (as Dave Cass)
Richard Wright ... Pete

Don 'Red' Barry ... Bartender

James Van Patten ... Jake (as Jimmy Van Patten)
Gregg Palmer ... Jeff
Ed Bakey ... Joshua
John Steadman ... Old Codger
Eric Server ... Cowboy 1

Paul Lukather ... Cowboy 2

Hap Lawrence ... Cowboy 3
Robert Rothwell ... Cowboy 4
Terry Nichols ... Prisoner

Dal McKennon ... Saloon Man 1 (as Dallas McKennon)
Stanley Clements ... Saloon Man 2
Don Brodie ... Saloon Man 3
Warde Donovan ... Saloon Man 4
Ron Honthaner ... Saloon Man 5
Norland Benson ... Farmer 1

Jack Bender ... Farmer 3
Jim Whitecloud ... Indian Chief
Brad Weston ... Indian
Russ Fast ... Official 2
Mike Howden ... Official 3
Art Burke ... Official 4
James Michaelford ... Dead-Eye

Directed by
Robert Butler 
Writing credits
Joseph L. McEveety (screenplay) (as Joe McEveety) and
Arthur Alsberg (screenplay) &
Don Nelson (screenplay)

Rod Piffath (story)

Produced by
Kevin Corcoran .... associate producer
Christopher Hibler .... co-producer
Ron Miller .... producer
Original Music by
Buddy Baker 
Cinematography by
Frank V. Phillips (director of photography) (as Frank Phillips)
Film Editing by
Ray de Leuw 
Art Direction by
John B. Mansbridge 
Frank T. Smith 
Set Decoration by
Frank R. McKelvy 
Costume Design by
Ron Talsky 
Makeup Department
Charlene Johnson .... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup artist
Lynn F. Reynolds .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
John D. Bloss .... production manager (as John Bloss)
Paul Nichols .... unit production manager (as Paul 'Tiny' Nichols)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Nichols .... assistant director (as Paul 'Tiny' Nichols)
Jerram A. Swartz .... second assistant director (as Jerram Swartz)
Wallace Jones .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Charles Bellina .... property master (uncredited)
LeRoy Deane .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Carl Hansen .... second property master (uncredited)
Eric A. Hulett .... set dresser (uncredited)
Hollis Jenkins .... set painter (uncredited)
Mel Johnson .... leadman (uncredited)
Gary Martin .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Phillip Michaels .... greensman (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ben Hendricks .... sound editor (as Ben F. Hendricks)
Herb Taylor .... sound supervisor
Greg Valtierra .... sound mixer (as Gregory Valtierra)
Ron Cooper .... boom operator (uncredited)
George Ronconi .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Hal Bigger .... special effects
Art Cruickshank .... special effects
Billy Lee .... special effects
Danny Lee .... special effects
Eustace Lycett .... special effects
David Domeyer .... special effects (uncredited)
Allen Hurd .... special effects crew (uncredited)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (as Bill Burton)
Steven Chambers .... stunts
Jean Coulter .... stunts
David R. Ellis .... stunts (as David Ellis)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunts (as Dean Ferrandini)
Donna Hall .... stunts
Billy Hank Hooker .... stunts (as Hank Hooker)
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunt coordinator
Hugh Hooker .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Tom Huff)
Julie Ann Johnson .... stunts
Gage Nelson .... stunts
Chad Randall .... stunts
Dave Rodgers .... stunts
Fred Waugh .... stunts
Dick Ziker .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Lloyd Ahern II .... camera operator (uncredited)
Bernie Bayless .... best boy (uncredited)
Carl Boles .... gaffer (uncredited)
Rollie Lane .... still photographer (uncredited)
Leonard J. South .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chuck Keehne .... costumes
Emily Sundby .... costumes
Mary Dye .... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)
John George .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
James Kelly .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Nicholas Vincent Korda .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Walter Sheets .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Danny Delgado .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Chuck Jeglinski .... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Irv Corsun .... location auditor (uncredited)
Bill Degeneres .... set craft service (uncredited)
Jay K. Fishburn .... ramrod (uncredited)
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Bill Schneider .... location manager (uncredited)
Leonard Shannon .... publicist (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hot Lead & Cold Feet" - USA (poster title)
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90 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)
Australia:G | Canada:G (video rating) | Finland:K-8 | Iceland:L | Norway:12 | USA:G (certificate. 25185)
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Did You Know?

This 1978 western-comedy film's main movie poster ran with a tagline "A blazing saga of Hot Lead and Cold Feet" which was designed to connect via the word "blazing" with Mel Brooks' earlier 1974 box-office western-comedy movie Blazing Saddles (1974) which had been made and released about four years earlier.See more »
Plot holes: The kids take the pistols from the sheriff and Rattlesnake, but later Jenny finds them and sends them off. She is left to unload a shotgun, yet the kids never stole a shotgun.See more »
Eli Bloodshy:[singing] Something good is bound to happen when love is in your heart/For love and human kindness is where good things always start/There's goodness in your neighbor/There's goodness close at hand/Oh let's spread love and kindness throughout all this blessed land!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV)See more »
Something Good Is Bound to HappenSee more »


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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
one memorable Walt Disney western,,,,, 7 August 2006
Author: kimpunkrock from seattle washington USA

I seen this movie at the movie theater when I was a little is one of my first memories of being at the movies.....and I loved it....very funny with little life lessons along the way..after all these years I never forgot hot lead and cold feet...I even remember the theme song..."hot lead and cold feet..may the best man lead and cold feet..may the best man win.." dadadada....What stands out in this movie is the performance of the lead character playing both parts of the gunfighter twin and the mild mannered twin...I think that kids today need to rediscover this should be remembered as a family classic...I cannot wait to purchase this on DVD and you should to especially if you have young children....

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