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Texas Across the River (1966)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 28 November 1966 (Sweden)
In 1845 Texas, a Louisiana belle is courted by a wanted Spanish nobleman and a Texas brawling gunrunner but her suitors' passionate duel is interrupted by the cavalry and a Comanche attack.

Director:

Michael Gordon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Martin ... Sam Hollis
Alain Delon ... Don Andrea
Rosemary Forsyth ... Phoebe
Joey Bishop ... Kronk
Tina Aumont ... Lonetta (as Tina Marquand)
Peter Graves ... Capt. Stimpson
Michael Ansara ... Iron Jacket
Linden Chiles ... Yellow Knife
Andrew Prine ... Lt. Sibley
Stuart Anderson Stuart Anderson ... Yancy
Roy Barcroft ... Morton
George Wallace ... Willet
Don Beddoe ... Mr. Naylor
Kelly Thordsen ... Turkey Shoot Boss
Nora Marlowe Nora Marlowe ... Emma
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Storyline

The Louisiana wedding of debutante Phoebe Ann Naylor to Don Andrea de Baldasar, El Duce de la Casala is stopped by the Cavalry over a matter of honor. Don Andrea flees across the river to Texas, where he meets up with Sam Hollis and his Indian sidekick, Kronk, who are carrying rifles to the town of Moccasin Flats. Don Andrea rescues an Indian maiden, Lonetta, tames some longhorns, competes with Sam for Phoebe's affections, eludes a Comanche war party and the cavalry (who have come to Moccasin Flats to celebrate Texas' statehood) and ultimately saves the town and gets his girl. Written by Robin Richmond

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A Swinging Fun-Romp that Fractures the Frontier !

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1966 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Texas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

During the Indian attack, the chief's son falls off of his horse (several times) they show him on the ground with no shirt and when the other Indians pick him up he's wearing a buckskin shirt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Capt. Rodney Stimpson: Take it easy, Yancy. You got a wedding to go to.
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Referenced in Wendy's Palace (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Texas Across The River
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by The Kingston Trio
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Painfully funny!
15 October 2005 | by spratt-8See all my reviews

The first and perhaps, only time I saw this movie was a day or two after having hernia surgery in 1975. That viewing gave new meaning to the phrases "busting a gut" or "being in stitches." I couldn't stop watching despite the pain from the laughter and would love to see it again. It was silly but hilarious nonetheless. Who says movies have to be anything but? Then again, I was/am a big fan of the "Pink Panther" movies, too. As one other review stated, maybe I won't find it as funny the next time around, but I still chuckle remembering Peter Graves and his unintelligible military commands and Joey Bishop's facial expressions. It certainly can be watched with the entire family, and you can't say that about too many movies these days.


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