Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.
In the early 1950s, Gary Cooper acquired the rights for the material, which would have teamed him with Montgomery Clift, but he could not arrange financing. He sold the rights to Leland Hayward and Anatole Litvak. Although that version of the film was not made, Sam Spiegel eventually filmed it in 1966, with Marlon Brando playing the role Cooper would have.
The taxes in this town pay your salary to protect the place.
Sheriff Calder: Well, if anything happens to you, Lem, we'll give you a refund.
At approximately 34:41 (Netflix running time), just after the exterior party sequence begins, there is a two-shot of, left to right, Sheriff Calder (Marlon Brando) and Ruby Calder (Angie Dickinson). A few minutes later (38:10) when Val Rogers (E.G. Marshall) approaches Sheriff Calder and Ruby Calder, seated at the same table, Angie Dickinson is seated on the left and Marlon Brando is seated on the right.
$5,000,000 (USA) (31 December 1966)
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