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Rio Lobo ()


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After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose treachery caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend.

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Col. Cord McNally
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Capt. Pierre Cordona
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Shasta Delaney
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Phillips
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Sgt. Tuscarora Phillips
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Ketcham
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María Carmen
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Amelita
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Dr. Jones
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Sheriff Tom Hendricks
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Sheriff Pat Cronin
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Riley
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Bide
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Whitey Carter
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4th Gunman
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Lt. Harris
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Lt. Forsythe
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Chuck
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3rd Gunman
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Feeny - Bartender (uncredited)
Harold Cops ...
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Stanley Corson ...
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Blackthorne Prostitute (uncredited)
José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla' ...
(uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Conrad Hool ...
Bart (uncredited)
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Picket (uncredited)
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Rio Lobo Deputy (uncredited)
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Barfly in Blackthorne (uncredited)
Frank Kennedy ...
(uncredited)
Richard LaMarr ...
Man in Army Post Saloon (uncredited)
Charlie Longfoot ...
(uncredited)
John McKee ...
Rio Lobo Deputy (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Train Engineer (uncredited)
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Man in Army Post Saloon (uncredited)
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Pete - Henchman (uncredited)
Jim Prejean ...
(uncredited)
Rudy Robbins ...
Man (uncredited)
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Corporal in Baggage Car (uncredited)
Danny Sands ...
Man Delivering Message to Jail (uncredited)
Cap Somers ...
Card Player (uncredited)
Anthony Sparrow Hawk ...
(uncredited)
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Rio Lobo Deputy (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ...
Guitar Player in Opening Credits (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
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Hank - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

Directed by

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Howard Hawks

Written by

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Burton Wohl ... (screenplay) and
Leigh Brackett ... (screenplay)
 
Burton Wohl ... (story)

Produced by

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Howard Hawks ... producer
Paul Helmick ... associate producer (as Paul A. Helmick)

Music by

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Jerry Goldsmith

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William H. Clothier ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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John Woodcock

Casting By

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Hoyt Bowers

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Robert Emmet Smith ... (as Robert E. Smith)

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William Kiernan ... (as William R. Kiernan)

Costume Design by

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Leah Rhodes

Makeup Department

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Jean Austin ... hair stylist
Monty Westmore ... makeup artist
Dave Grayson ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Robert M. Beche ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Yakima Canutt ... second unit director
Mike Moder ... assistant director
Robert Stein ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Ray Mercer Jr. ... property master (as Ray F. Mercer Jr.)
Lloyd R. Apperson ... construction foreman (uncredited)
Craig Binkley ... assistant property master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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John R. Carter ... sound (as John Carter)
Jack A. Finlay ... supervising sound editor (as Jack Finlay)

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A.D. Flowers ... special effects
Cliff Wenger ... special effects (as Clifford P. Wenger)

Stunts

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Joe Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Tap Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Courtney ... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Gatlin ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward ... stunts (uncredited)
Ace Hudkins ... stunts (uncredited)
John Hudkins ... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Leonard ... stunts (uncredited)
John McKee ... stunts (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... stunts (uncredited)
Hal Needham ... stunts (uncredited)
Rudy Robbins ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Sands ... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith ... stunts (uncredited)
Neil Summers ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams ... stunts (uncredited)
Rodd Wolff ... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Wright ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack N. Young ... stunts (uncredited)

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William Dodds ... camera operator (as William J. Dodds)
Harry R. Jones ... key grip
James V. Vajana ... gaffer (as James V. Vaiana)
Richard Barth ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Bill Johnson ... camera operator (uncredited)
Frank Redmond ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Frank Kennedy ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Patricia Norris ... costumer: women
Theodore R. Parvin ... costumer: men (as Ted Parvin)
Luster Bayless ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Location Management

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Dennis L. Judd II ... location coordinator

Music Department

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Gene Feldman ... supervising music editor
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar solo (uncredited)

Other crew

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Don Record ... title designer / title director
Marshall J. Wolins ... script supervisor
'Chema' Hernandez ... head wrangler (uncredited)
Dan Perri ... title designer: main title sequence (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Colonel Cord McNally, an ex-Union Officer teams up with a couple of ex-Confederate Rebels to search for the traitor who sold information to the South during the Civil War. Their quest brings them to the town of Rio Lobo, where they help recover this little Texas town from ruthless outlaws who are led by the traitor, for whom they were looking. Written by Christopher D. Ryan

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Taglines Give 'Em Hell, John. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Río Lobo (Spain)
  • Рио Лобо (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Río Lobo (Mexico)
  • Рио Лобо (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Son darbe (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 114 min
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Budget $4,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia John Wayne was in poor health during filming, and frequently had great difficulty getting on and off of his horse. He was also still recovering from tearing a ligament in his shoulder while filming The Undefeated (1969). See more »
Goofs In the saloon, the cork in the whiskey bottle disappears and reappears between shots. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (1970). See more »
Quotes Cord McNally: Do you think you could sneak up on the fella at the gate?
Phillips: I could sneak up on a *coyote* if I've a mind to!
Cord McNally: Did you get that fella at the gate?
Phillips: He's at *another* gate now, lookin' fer *Saint Peter*!
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