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The Rounders

The Rounders

Burt Kennedy (1965)

84min
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Our Score
This amiable comedy western pairs Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda, two of the screen's most watchable veterans. The film is basically a series of incidents, affectionately directed by cowboy specialist Burt Kennedy and containing a nice line in very 1960s risqué humour. In the UK this went out as a co-feature, but, although MGM did little to promote it, the movie proved to be a nice little earner for the studio. No great surprises, but very pleasant viewing, and there are some fine sequences featuring the delightful Sue Ane Langdon, familiar from a couple of Elvis Presley movies.

Summary

Two modern-day cowboys are always on the lookout for a way to get rich, but their plans never seem to work out. When they are tricked into taking ownership of a horse that refuses to accept any rider, they see a chance to make a fortune by betting rodeo riders they cannot break in the animal. Comedy Western, starring Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford, Sue Ann Langdon, Hope Holiday and Chill Wills.

Cast & Crew

Ben Jones Glenn Ford
Howdy Lewis Henry Fonda
Mary Sue Ane Langdon
Sister Hope Holiday
Jim Ed Love Chill Wills
Vince Moore Edgar Buchanan
Agatha Moore Kathleen Freeman
Meg Moore Joan Freeman
Bull Denver Pyle
Tanner Barton MacLane
Arlee Doodles Weaver
Mrs Norson Allegra Varron
Rafe Casey Tibbs
Director Burt Kennedy
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: MGM Pictures Guidance: Contains some swearing.

Comedy Drama

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