Big Jake (1971)

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In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Jacob McCandles' grandson and holds him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.



  • Riding a motorcycle on location for "Big Jake," National General 1970.
  • Maureen O'Hara and Patrick Wayne in Big Jake (1971)
  • John Wayne in Big Jake (1971)
  • John Wayne in Big Jake (1971)
  • John Wayne in Big Jake (1971)
  • Richard Boone in Big Jake (1971)

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Early in the movie, Michael McCandles (Christopher Mitchum) shows up sporting a revolutionary--for the time period--Bergmann automatic pistol, but proves dangerously inept in its handling. Thereafter, the weapon is carried by the more handgun-adept James McCandles (Patrick Wayne).... ...


Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles: Your fault, my fault nobody's fault.


The windshield glass in the first automobile disappears during the close-up shots.

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