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Bronco Billy (1980)

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An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.

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John Arlington
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Doc Lynch
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Lefty LeBow
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Leonard James
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Chief Big Eagle
Sierra Pecheur ...
Lorraine Running Water
Walter Barnes ...
Sheriff Dix
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Irene Lily
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Lt. Wiecker (as Douglas McGrath)
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Edgar Lipton
Pam Abbas ...
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Bronco Billy McCoy is the proud owner of a small traveling Wild West show. But the business isn't doing too well: for the past six months he hasn't paid his employees. At a gas station he picks up Antoinette, a stuck-up blonde from a rich family, who was left behind without a penny by her husband on their wedding night. Billy likes her looks and hires her as his assistant. She seems to bring them bad luck and the business gets even worse. In these hard times she loses her reluctance and starts to like her new way of life... and Bronco Billy. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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When Bronco Billy meets with the sheriff alongside the road you can see a microphone rise up next to Billy's car, parked behind him.Then you see it lowering slowly down next to the car. See more »

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Bronco Billy McCoy: Go ahead, let the tears fall in the beer.
Antoinette Lilly: I'm not crying!
Bronco Billy McCoy: There's nothing wrong with cryin'.
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GREAT MOVIE! Great slice of life film
20 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a Clint fan..this was one of my favorites. Not a red carpet Oscar type flick...even better. One that is enjoyable to watch and leaves you feeling good when it is over. It's been a long time since I've seen it. I have seen it several times. The chemistry between Clint and Sondra is pretty noticeable. Living in Texas, I can say that in many ways it touches upon the nature of things here, the way friends stick together, and the overall feeling of kinship that exists between people from all walks of life. So, if you want to kick back and watch a hoot of a little movie, this is it. After watching it, you may just find out how many people you have touched in your life without realizing it.


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