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The Rounders (1965)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Western | 5 March 1965 (USA)
In Sedona, two aging cowpokes bust broncos, charm local ladies and bet on outcomes at the rodeo.

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Complete credited cast:
... Ben Jones
... Marion 'Howdy' Lewis
... Mary
... Sister
... Jim Ed Love
... Vince Moore
... Agatha Moore
... Meg Moore
... Bull
... Tanner
... Arlee
Allegra Varron ... Mrs. Norson
Casey Tibbs ... Rafe
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Ben and Howdy are a couple of aging cowboys who bust broncos out of Sedona for Jim Ed Love, a slick operator if ever there was one. Sisters, Meg and Agatha, have their eyes on Ben and Howdy, but the boys aren't ready to settle down yet. They spend the winter in the high country corralling more than 100 stray cattle at $7 a head for Jim Ed. Most years, they blow their winter pay in one spring night at a Sedona bar, but this year, Ben and Howdy have a plan: to take an ornery roan that Ben has been unable to break and bet their bankroll that no cowboy at the Sedona rodeo can stay on the horse. What will they do if they win - marry the sisters or head for Tahiti? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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2.35 : 1
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Henry Fonda's son Peter Fonda and Glenn Ford's son Peter Ford both appear in this film, uncredited. See more »

Goofs

Bull's hat. When Bull arrives and is asked for a drink his hat is down over his eyes. When he accepts the offer in the next edit the hat is straight on his head. See more »

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Howdy Lewis: It takes a hard man to eat boiled owl...
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Referenced in This Is Your Life: Glenn Ford (1973) See more »

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Not enough story
1 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Fonda and Ford look dashing here and the cinematography is good but the story here is lacking in this movies attempt to illustrate the humour of modern cowboy life.A better story,script and screenplay would hav made this one much better.Only for Ford/Fonda fans and for big fans of comedy westerns......


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