PG | | Drama
After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.
When writer of the original novel S.E. Hinton met Matt Dillon (Tex) for the first time, he said in his thick New York accent, "Yo, S.E., I thought you was a man!" Hinton recalls initially being nervous about a city kid playing the character of a country cowboy. Now, ... ...
And Tex, I don't want another report on "Smokey the Cow Horse"
Tex McCormick: Yeah, but I read it everytime
Ms. Carlson: Why don't you read another book by the same author?
Tex McCormick: You mean, that guy, wrote another book?
Ms. Carlson: Yes Tex, in the library.
Tex McCormick: Oh, wow!
Near the end of the movie, the outside shot of the hospital shows that it's nighttime. Yet when we see Tex in his hospital bed right after that shot of the hospital, the window shows that it is full daylight.