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Steel Cowboy (1976)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  6 December 1976 (USA)
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Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make ... See full summary »

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Clayton Pfanner
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K.W. Hicks
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Jesse Pfanner
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Johnnie
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Gloria
Lou Frizzell ...
Arky
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Pinky Pincus
William Bryant ...
Jennings
Albert Popwell ...
Miller
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Bobby 'Bob' Hicks
Bob Schott ...
Tiny Pollard
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'Go' Trucker
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Mexican
Robert F. Hoy ...
Dixon
Scott Thompson ...
Randy
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Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make some easy cash by hauling some rustled cattle, Clayton decides to take a chance. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Clayton Pfanner: [saying goodbye to his ex-wife in a bar] Don't think it hasn't been real.
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Back to the Good Times
Music and Lyrics by Charles Bernstein
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Not too bad for a TV trucker movie
13 May 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

James Brolin plays Clay. He drives a nice White Western Star conventional he calls the Outlaw. I guess that's Clay's CB handle too. He's always knocking the tires or polishing the truck. Rip Torn plays K.W., his co-driver. Clay and K.W. go across the country for the money, even crossing a picket line. K.W. tells Clay, "Let 'em hear Mary!" That must be a polite way of saying "Give 'em hell!" Somehow Clay needed more money, and he got into hauling rustled cattle or stealing trailers. His wife leaves him and says he's a boy. Clay says "I'm a man!" Well, Clay is in a mess. Could it be that this movie has an unhappy ending? Notice that when something breaks down, a bunch of other things break down at the same time.


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