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Paint Your Wagon (1969) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Alan Jay Lerner.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringAdaptation score by Nelson RiddleNominated

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Ben Rumson: Is they dead? They better be cause I'm fixin' to bury em'!

Horace Tabor: Wait a minute! You can't buy a woman for money.
Mad Jack Duncan: You just try and get one without it.

Ben: You was down at the rapids just now, bare beam and buck naked?
Elizabeth: Well, I'm not like to take a bath with my clothes on, Mr. Rumson.
Ben: Are you trying to tell me that you was taking a *bath*?
Elizabeth: That's right. I was taking a bath.
Ben: In the middle of the night?
Elizabeth: Mr. Rumson, in a community of 400 men, would you rather I took my bath "bare beam and buck naked" in the middle of the day?

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Lee Marvin had to be made to look older in the movie, since at 44 he was only six years older than Clint Eastwood.
Although a musical, no choreographer was ever hired.
In the DVD version the 4'20'' intermission is kept in the film.
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