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She plays a female doctor who plans to introduce modern techniques of medicine to old Santa Fe in 1880, but is opposed by an established doctor.
An early role for Lois Smith, who, as of May, 2019, is still a working character-actress. Her most memorable role is playing Jack Nicholson's sister in the counter-culture classic, Five Easy Pieces. And in this movie she's in love with Cameron Mitchell, who co-starred with Nicholson in another Western (like this one), Ride in the Whirlwind.
Dr. Rourke O'Brien:
The way you roll that off your tongue, it's a pleasure to hear. But what do you have in that steel trap you call a heart? I'll tell you what you've got. Envy, hate, and malice. You envy this woman for all those qualities you'd give your right arm to...
At least twice in the film's dialogue, the late-19th century father of antiseptic surgery, Joseph Lister (1827-1912),1st Baron Lister is, for some obscure reason, incorrectly referred to as "Jacob Lister".
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