PG | | Drama, Romance, Western
A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
John Wayne was suffering from heart problems during filming, the result of a severe bout of pneumonia in January 1974 that caused him to cough so violently that he damaged a heart valve.
John Bernard Books:
You told me I was strong as an ox!
Dr. E.W. Hostetler: Well, even an ox dies.
In the movie, a trolley car is seen (and used) several times. In each scene the street name of the car changes, yet the car number itself is always '16'.