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The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976)

PG | | Comedy, Western | 23 June 1976 (USA)
Three prospectors confront their ex-partner who, 15 years earlier, ran off with all the gold from their mine and they also plan to kidnap his wife.

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Don Taylor

Writer:

Richard Alan Shapiro (as Richard Shapiro)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lee Marvin ... Sam Longwood
Oliver Reed ... Joe Knox
Robert Culp ... Jack Colby
Elizabeth Ashley ... Nancy Sue
Strother Martin ... Billy
Sylvia Miles ... Mike
Kay Lenz ... Thursday
Howard Platt ... Vishniac
Jac Zacha Jac Zacha ... Trainer
Phaedra Phaedra ... Friday
Letícia Robles Letícia Robles ... Saturday (as Leticia Robles)
Luz María Peña Luz María Peña ... Holidays (as Luz Maria Pena)
Erika Carlsson Erika Carlsson ... Monday (as Erika Carlson)
C.C. Charity C.C. Charity ... Tuesday
Ana Verdugo Ana Verdugo ... Wednesday
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Storyline

Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers. Written by The Poet <thepoet@mail2poet.com>

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They Weren't Forgotten By History...They Were Left Out On Purpose!

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wildcat See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Universal first announced this in 1973 with James Garner starring. See more »

Goofs

The seven-shot six-shooter: Joe Knox and Billy (Oliver Reed and Strother Martin) are cavorting on a large log that has fallen across a creek. Sam Longwood (Lee Marvin) pulls out his revolver and shoots at them, clearly firing off seven shots from a six-shooter revolver. See more »

Quotes

Sam Longwood: You'd better cut him once, Joe Knox, just to show 'em we ain't dirt farmin'.
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30 November 2001 | by susanswebSee all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I thought it would be pretty stupid but instead it was quite clever. This movie gave me the impression that everyone must have had a good time making it. Lee Marvin, Strother Martin and Englishman Oliver Reed, as half-breed Joe Knox(!), meshed perfectly. The women were lovely and not very dainty and Robert Culp was as usual, Robert Culp (it must be in his contract). Believe it or not, the story, convoluted as it is, makes sense and there is even an elaborate caper pulled near the end. A movie that should offend many people but is so good natured that it charms them instead.


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