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Waterhole #3 (1967)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 17 November 1967 (Finland)
After a professional gambler kills a Confederate soldier, he finds a map pinpointing the location in the desert where stolen army gold bullion is buried and he plans to retrieve it but others are searching for it too.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lewton Cole
... Sheriff John Copperud
... Billee Copperud
... Sgt. Henry Foggers
... Hilb
... Deputy
... Lavinia
... Capt. Shipley
Harry Davis ... Ben
... Doc Quinlen
... George - Hotel Clerk
Jim Boles ... Cpl. Blyth
... Soldier #1
... Soldier #2
Rupert Crosse ... Prince
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Sergeant Foggers and two Confederate soldiers lay their hands on gold bullion belonging to the army, taking at the same time a certain Ben Akajnian hostage. Then they bury the loot near an isolated waterhole in the desert. Some time later, Lewton Cole, a professional gambler, fights a duel with one of the robbers, kills him and finds the map of the treasure on his body. Stopping at the small town of Integrity, Cole, in order to escape Sheriff Copperud locks him up in his own jail-house, steals his horse and even finds the time to "seduce and abandon" Billee, the sheriff's comely daughter. The indignant father catches up with Lewton, arrests him and grabs the gold. But Foggers and his accomplice attack him, relieve him of the treasure and free Cole... Written by Guy Bellinger

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THIS IS THE WILD, WILD WEST Where The Bad Guys Wins And The Good Girls Lose! See more »

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Comedy | Western

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Margaret Blye plays the daughter of Carroll O'Connor, which is fitting since the actress was 18 years younger than O'Connor. 21 years later she would play his girlfriend in the series In the Heat of the Night (1988). See more »

Goofs

Billee goes out to the barn to gather some eggs. She's pulling eggs from right next to a chicken that remains motionless the whole time she is there. See more »

Quotes

Lewton Cole: You're gonna have to tell me why you called her Billee in the first place.
Sheriff John H. Copperud: Her Ma and me were tryin' to make a boy.
Lewton Cole: You weren't even close!
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Soundtracks

"The Ballad of Waterhole #3 (Code of the West)
Lyrics by Robert Wells
Music by Dave Grusin
Performed by Roger Miller
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Great parody
19 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

The best parodies are ones that are in the form of what they are parodying. This is one such parody. It is in the form of a spaghetti western (more specifically a Clint Eastwood spaghetti western), and it is a parody of a spaghetti Western. The hero would save the life of a stranger. Superficially, he appears to be a conventional strong silent highly moral hero. But in all matters that are less than life or death he is quite the opposite. Yet he remains appealing. Embedded in this wonderful parody is some of the funniest individual scenes in any movie. Fans of Parody and Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns are the most likely to love this movie.


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