Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) was a Western Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Sam Zimbalist.
Tribute to a Bad Man ( 1956 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 25, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
"I was a boy when I entered Mr. Rodock's valley but when I left I wasn't a boy anymore. I had picked up a few pointers about how men died quickly and how they kept from dying quickly; how to be cruel and how not to be cruel; and what love isn't, and what it is." Steve Miller ( Don Dubbins ), a Penn... Read full article
Tribute to a Bad ManBy RBuccicone on Jun 25, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) ???? James Cagney would never be my first pick to?act in a western. The star who made his name playing gangsters and later returned to his native song-and-dance genre did not exude “cowboy”, at least not at this point in his career. In Tribute to a Bad Man, Ca... Read full article
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)By Judy on Sep 7, 2009 From Movie Classics
This is my second ? last-minute! ? contribution to the Robert Wise blog-athon, being hosted at the Octopus Cinema website. I?ve just re-watched this Western starring my favourite actor, James Cagney, which is the tale of a tough, driven owner of a horse ranch in Wyoming, and wanted to write down a f... Read full article
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Steve Miller: No, I ain't.
Fat Jones: Feller told me they had pictures in them this year - women in corsets.
Wrangler in bunkhouse: Fats, you got a dirty mind. That's why you'll never amount to nothin'.
Fat Jones: I ain't seen a woman - outside 'o Jocasta - in eight months. And you ain't gettin' no prettier.
[Other wrangler gives him the finger]
Jeremy Rodock: You know, I ain't got you figured yet, McNulty. You act like a man with a lot of ideas. But all of them second rate... and not one honorable.
Jocasta Constantine: Go home. Before you kill your first man. Or put a rope on your first hanging, and it begins to eat you up alive. Learn a decent trade. Find yourself a nice girl and get married. Live in a place where you can bring up children. A normal life. A normal life that... Steve, I... I'm sorry. Sometimes I think you're my own man. The old dreams.
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Robert Francis was originally cast in the role of Steve Miller but he died in a plane crash two weeks before he was set to begin filming on location in Colorado. He was replaced by Don Dubbins.
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