PG | | Adventure, Drama, Western
A god-fearing Ohio boy dodging the Civil War draft arrives in St. Joseph, MO where he joins up with a hardscrabble group of like runaways heading west.
The classic rock band Bad Company named itself after this film. When Paul Rodgers (ex-Free) formed a band with Mick Ralphs (ex Mott the Hoople) in 1973, the first public warm up gigs were in Germany. Just prior to the gig they saw the film. When asked what the band was called, they remembered the poster, and adopted the name.
You go ahead and eat your beans, Joe. Me and the boys can take 'em easy. There's only two.
Big Joe: My boy, if it was a blind woman in a wheelchair, I'd still give her the odds.
The pistols used in the film are long barrel Colt 1873 SAAs (Peacemakers). These were not patented until a decade after the film takes place.
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