Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert... Written by
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Did You Know?
The 1979 picture was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound but lost out to Apocalypse Now
(1979). See more
The white splotch on Rising Star's face reverses itself in subsequent shots when Sonny releases him near the end of the movie. The splotch moves from Rising Star's right eye to left eye and then back again. See more
I've been to the rodeo. Twice.
Did you stay for the rattlesnake round up?
Yes. I stayed. Right till the end. I saw the whole thing.
They don't have one. How're you gonna round up a rattlesnake?
Referenced in An Unnatural Act
So You Think You're a Cowboy
Composed by Hank Cochran See more