Man of the West (1958)

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A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band.

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  • Gary Cooper and Julie London in Man of the West (1958)
  • Julie London in Man of the West (1958)
  • Gary Cooper in Man of the West (1958)
  • Lee J. Cobb in Man of the West (1958)
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Trivia

Walter Mirisch, the producer, told in his biography that during the shooting, he and Gary Cooper were invited to dinner by Joel McCrea at his ranch, which was not far from the shooting set. McCrea told Cooper that he - McCrea - accepted in his early career some roles which Cooper refused. Cooper denied this affirmation but none argued any further. Mirisch tells that this dinner was a very agreeable moment.


Quotes

Willie: Well, I guess you'll be leaving now?
Billie Ellis: You're a good guesser. Goodbye, Willie. And thank you for being the only man at the Longhorn Palace that never made an indecent proposal.
Willie: Well, if I'd had my strength, I might have. Ha-ha-ha.
Billie Ellis: Tell her to sing ...
Willie: ...


Goofs

When Link and Trout arrive at Lasso, their shadows are to the right of screen, indicating mid-morning. As they get to the bank, their shadows are nearly under them, indicating the sun nearly directly overhead or a time of around noon. The shadows are in the same place when Trout flees from the bank. However, when Trout reaches the edge of town and dies, the shadows are again to the right of screen and are in the same direction when Link finds him, and when Claude and Ponch arrive in town.


Alternate Versions

To receive an 'A' certificate for UK cinema cuts were made to edit some scenes of violence. These included the fight between Link and Coaley, the scene where Billie is forced to strip at gunpoint, and shots of Trout staggering and screaming after being shot by Link. DVD releases are 12 rated and fully uncut.


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Man of the West
By
Bobby Troup

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Genres

Drama | Romance | Western

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