R | | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An anthology film comprising six stories, each dealing with a different aspect of life in the Old West.
The song Surly Joe was first heard in a movie in the James Stewart western, Destry Rides Again (1939), under the title Little Joe, the Wrangler.
Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"):
A song never fails to ease my mind out here in the West, where the distances are great and the scenery monotonous. Additionally, my pleasing baritone seems to inspirit ol' Dan here and keep him in good heart during the day's measure of hoof clops. ...
In "The Girl Who Got Rattled" the wagons that were depicted where Conestoga Wagons. However, while they had been used as freight wagons in the East and South, they were seldom used on the trails to the West. They would have been too heavy for the trails. What was likely used is a Schooner, which would have been half the size of a Conestoga.
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