PG | | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.
"Jack Nicholson personally selected movie newcomer Mary Steenburgen for Goin' South (1978)" according to allmovie.com. According to the Turner Classic Movies website, Steenburgen "was sitting in the casting office waiting room, when Nicholson first encountered her. He noticed she didn't have a reading script, gave her one with three scenes marked off and arranged to read with her the following day." That reading session ended up going for around two hours.
Poultry is just another way of sayin' chicken.
At approximately 1 hour 35 minutes Henry rides into town after meeting Hermine. He stops the horse and carriage directly over a pile of horse droppings, implying this was not the first take.
The Paramount logo plays in reverse.
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