By his dying father's last wish Joe is sent to the Wild West to become a real guy. The dreamy young man despises guns and fights, likes poems and prefers bicycles to horses. Now his three teachers, footpads all of them, shall teach him otherwise. This doesn't work, until Joe has to defend himself against gunman Morton, who's jealous of Joe's love to rancher Ohlsen's beautiful daughter.
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
He's A Fun-of-a-Gun!
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When shown on US television, this film is titled "Man of the East". See more
When Tom first tries shooting a gun (inside the cabin), the gun alternates from being in his right hand (in frontal shots) to being his left hand (in back shots). See more
Sir Thomas Fitzpatrick Phillip Moore
Stop dreaming. This is 1880. You can't evade progress forever. The West is... Well, the West is finished.
Son, as long as we can see a sunset, there'll be a West. I guess we gonna' have to follow that sunset.
The Spanish VHS version which obtains Warner Bros Home Videos & United Artists logos, is cut about 30 min of footage and is also Pan & Scanned. Scenes cut:
- A church scene about 10 minutes into the movie is cut.
- About 19 minutes of the movie there's a scene where sergeant Ligget jumps down to ''water'' is cut.
- A scene in about 20:30, where people in the moving coach are travelling, is cut.
- After about 57 minutes of the movie, where Tom is in the bath and 3 other guys goofing around and then Morton comes to apologize about the thing that happened in saloon and Austin trying to buy the land where they are, is cut.
- The scene following the previous where Tom is in the house with his 3 friends and they show the horse they got to Tom, who leaves after that, and the other 3 are in the house again, where the 2 guys from the beginning arrive, is cut.
- The scene following the previous where Tom is with Mrs. Austin is cut.
- The scene following the previous where Tom is found and brought back to the house is cut.
- The scene following the previous where Tom get himself a horse is cut.
- After about 1:42:00 of the movie, the piece of the scene after Tom has shot the 2nd bullet to the tin can, is cut.