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John F. Eastman (writer)
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1977 (USA) See more »
Stoke and his son Wyatt take their prize roosters to a cock fight, only to find deceit and cheating... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Gene Bicknell ... Stoke (as O. Gene Bicknell)

Vincent Van Patten ... Wyatt

Ty Hardin ... The Texan

Ruta Lee ... Gayly

Jeff Corey ... Kink

Kristine DeBell ... Melody
Amy Johnston ... Reeva

Tommy Madden ... Chicken
William Dial ... Willard
Johnnie Collins III ... Barney
Charles Fort ... Billy
Claude R. Kirk Jr. ... The Senator
John F. Eastman ... The Sheriff
Hal Fontinelle ... Mr. O'Malley
Mary Anne Van Vooren ... Mrs. Strickle
Nancy Fontinelle ... Anna
Don Ramsey ... Cedric
Max Beatty ... Mr. Strickle

Jerry Stark ... Bobby
Steve Elliott ... Marshall
Jim Goodson ... Curley
Cotton Westhoff ... Airport Manager
Sally Marr ... The K.C. Hooker
Gordon Lohr ... The Bettor
Angelo Natalini ... The Referee
John Cole ... Handler
Henry Eby ... Handler
Tim Restivo ... Handler
Jim Smith ... Handler

Directed by
Brice Mack 
Writing credits
John F. Eastman (writer)

Produced by
Gene Bicknell .... executive producer (as O. Gene Bicknell)
Thomas K. Warford .... producer
Original Music by
Robert O. Ragland 
Cinematography by
Eric Saarinen 
Film Editing by
Robert Crawford 
Casting by
Ross Brown 
Hank McCann 
Makeup Department
Jim Poppo .... makeup artist
Production Management
George Fenaja .... production manager
Gordon Lohr .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Fenaja .... assistant director
Jim Inch .... second assistant director
Art Department
Alex Barde .... props
Judy Barde .... props
Angelo Natalini .... set designer
Sound Department
Jean Clark .... boom operator
Ted Gomillion .... rerecordist
Bill Nelson .... sound
Richard L. Anderson .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Richard Albain .... special effects (as Dick Albains)
Angelo Natalini .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Dennis Bishop .... gaffer
John D. Burkley .... key grip
Jordan Kaiser .... best boy
Eric Nulsen .... second grip
Larry Snodgrass .... assistant camera
Dick Stewart .... first assistant camera (as Dick Stuart)
Michael Werk .... third unit camera
Editorial Department
Charles Woolf .... assistant editor (as Chas. Woolf)
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Milton Lustig .... music editor
Robert O. Ragland .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Steven Johnson .... production driver
Other crew
Pat Beezley .... veterinarian (as Dr. Pat Beezley)
Jim Didier .... technical advisor
Bob Dugan .... accounting supervisor
Carolyn Farnsworth .... for: Payday Inc.
Charlotte Fenaja .... coordinator: Hollywood
Duane Hartzell .... script supervisor
Angelo Natalini .... technical advisor
Dick Williams .... accountant

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92 min | USA:91 min
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Filmed in 1977, not released until 1983.See more »
The Texan:Wyatt, who's the girl?
Melody:I'm a whore! Who are you?
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Would like to get a copy of the film on VHS But cant seem to find it., 24 March 2000
Author: roosterspurs from Kansas

Cool film of chicken fighting (filmed in Pittsburg Kansas) Very Unique not many films about cock fighting. Would watch again, hopefully will come out on TV someday.

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