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Paint Your Wagon

(1969)

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"Ben and Pardner shared everything...even their wife!"


Plot

Marvin and Eastwood star as California prospectors during the Gold Rush of 1849-50. Eastwood is the calm, restrained one; Marvin is noisy and rambunctious. Marvin buys a wife, Seberg, from a local Mormon. Then, to make sure the lonely local miners will leave his new bride alone, he hijacks a wagonload of prostitutes and takes them to the prospectors in the mining town he has founded, No Name City, setting them up for business at a saloon. While Marvin is away, Eastwood and Seberg fall for each other; but when Marvin returns and discovers the affair, Seberg declares that she'd like them both as husbands.


Trivia
  • The budget originally assigned to the film was a huge fourteen million dollars; it went wildly over this and ended up costing twenty million. Eastwood was enraged at the waste he witnessed during the filming.
  • This was not Clint's first singing role: as Rowdy Yates, he sang in at least one episode of Rawhide ("The Pitchwagon").
  • There were rumours in the press of an affair between Clint and co-star Jean Seberg.
  • Clint rented a farm for the duration of the film where he would look after the animals and barbecue with Lee Marvin.

Cast
Ben Rumson
Pardner
Elizabeth
Rotten Luck Willie
Mad Jack Duncan
Horton Fenty
Parson
Horace Tabor
Haywood Holbrook
Mr. Fenty
Mrs. Fenty
Atwell
Foster
Steve Bull
Joe Mooney
Schermerhorn
Jacob Woodling
Sarah Woodling
Indian
Higgins
Wong
Frock-Coated Man
Hennessey
Clendennon
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Lee Marvin
Clint Eastwood
Jean Seberg
Harve Presnell
Ray Walston
Tom Ligon
Alan Dexter
L. William O'Connell
Ben Baker
Alan Baxter
Paula Trueman
Robert Easton
Geoffrey Norman
H.B. Haggerty
Terry Jenkins
Karl Bruck
John Mitchum
Sue Casey
Eddie Little Sky
Harvey Parry
H.W. Gim
William Mims
Roy Jenson
Pat Hawley

Credits
Producer
Director
Screenplay and Lyrics
Adaptation
Director of Photography
Editor
Music
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Alan Jay Lerner
Joshua Logan
Alan Jay Lerner
Paddy Chayefsky
William Fraker
Robert Jones
Frederick Loewe
Andre Previn


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