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The Plainsman (1936) was a Western - Biographical Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, William LeBaron and William H. Pine.

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THE PLAINSMAN (1936)

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jul 4, 2020 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Pandemics, social unrest, a screwed-up baseball season....none of that is going to stop me from buying cheap DVDs or Blu-rays whenever I can. My latest discount purchase is THE PLAINSMAN, a 1936 Western saga from the legendary Cecil B. DeMille. THE PLAINSMAN deals with three legends of the Old West... Read full article


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Wild Bill Hickok: This is a big country and trails cross... sometimes.


John Lattimer: I'm not armed, Mr. Hickok, I'm not armed!
Wild Bill Hickok: I'll give you three minutes to fix that. I'll be waiting outside.
John Lattimer: I'm just leaving town.
Wild Bill Hickok: You're not leaving town unless dead men can walk.


Wild Bill Hickok: Keep your hands off your guns or there will be more dead men here than this town can afford to bury!


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An excellent horseman from his youth in Montana, Gary Cooper did most of his own riding stunts, including the shot where he rode "hanging" between two horses.
The script originally had Anthony Quinn's character entering the campsite with no concern because he thought it was the camp of another Indian. Quinn told Cecil B. DeMille that a real Indian would know the difference between a white man's camp and that of another Indian's, and should show caution when entering. When Quinn insisted, DeMille thought about it and agreed that's how the character ought to react.
Film debut of Hank Worden.
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