While the audience watches a black and white horse opera, a narrator's voice wonders what such a movie would be like today. Rex O'Herlihan, The Singing Cowboy, finds himself in color and enters a cliché-ridden town, in which the evil cattle baron (Andy Griffith) and the new Italian cowboys (who always wear raincoats no matter how hot it gets) join forces to get him and the sheep ranchers to leave the valley. Written by
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Did You Know?
Despite the notorious financial and critical failure of Heaven's Gate
, the Hollywood films industry within about five years of that movie bizarrely revived the oater movie genre during the mid-80s producing a mini-cycle of Western movies of which this western spoof was one. In 1985, the dream factory churned out such Western oaters as Silverado
, Rustlers' Rhapsody
, Pale Rider
and Lust in the Dust
. See more
When Rex O'Herlihan walks into town before the final showdown, you see Colonel Ticonderoga move his coat back behind his gun, making sure he has access to it, the next shot the coat is covering the gun. See more
This is 1884. You've gotta date and date and date and date and sometimes marry 'em even before... you know...
Now, wait a minute. Are you tellin' me you've never...?
My god, Rex. You ARE a good guy.
"Last Of The Silver Screen Cowboys"
Written by Steve Dorff
, Milton Brown
and Snuff Garrett
Produced by Snuff Garrett
Performed by Rex Allen Jr.
(as Rex Allen, Jr.)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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