He delivers Ben Rumson's imminently quotable home-spun philosophy of life with great relish and comedic timing. I Talk To The Trees — Pardner 02:54 10. If you like a large all-male chorus, the film offers some of the best singing of that kind you are likely to hear. Shivaree — Chorus 02:00 09. The plot had a very natural progression. I must confess a guilty admiration for characters who are unapologetically amoral and corrupt, at least as defined by 'respectable society'.
There is a whole lot of physical humor in this movie, from the opening scene after they bury the guy, to the ending scenes with the bull. By 1969 there really was no such male singer in Hollywood. Listen especially during 'There's a Coach Coming In'. . These samples are provided to give users the idea of music. My friend sent me this movie wanting to know my comments on it, without telling me even a word of what it was about or what he thought of it.
And holy crap the older man drinks a lot. Daring in its time, Paint Your Wagon had an interracial love theme. I still find it hard to spot the actor I am used to behind the beard and accent. But as it turned out Paint Your Wagon needed all the help it could get at the box office. Eastwood is good but replaceable. Paint Your Wagon holds up well and it's not as bad a film as has come down by reputation.
As the movie came to a conclusion, I found myself attached to the main characters and wanting to see more of their adventures. A Million Miles Away Behind The Door — Elizabeth 03:20 07. The original plot, about an inter-ethnic love story, was discarded as being too dated. Paint Your Wagon offers one of the most uproariously amoral characters on film, brought to amazing life by Lee Marvin. If it were great, it would not suffer from it's long running time. Right from the start the characters were interesting and the scenes quite absurdly funny.
No, but it is a good one. They could have cast a singer in Clint's part, but where was there on who could play the role, be the right age, and bring in the dollars. The expenses of this film nearly bankrupted Paramount and it was many years before the studio recouped its investment. The First Thing You Know — Ben Rumson 02:01 04. The scenery is beautiful; the sets reconstructions are first rate. Since Clint's a partner in everything, sharing a wife seems a sensible arrangement.
The remaining actors are adequate. Kim Novak was also approached, and Diana Rigg was set to star as Elizabeth but was forced to withdraw due to illness. Mad Jack Duncan Tom Ligon. Listening to Lee Marvin it sounds like an eminently practical arrangement. Harve Presnell is the only truly major-league singer in the cast and delivers the most memorable song.
Blog owners hold no responsibility for any illegal usage of the content. Their adventures include buying and sharing a wife, hijacking a stage, kidnaping six prostitutes, and turning their mining camp into a boomtown. All users should delete the content as soon as they view it. Some of the singing was truly awful in a funny way , and other songs were actually very toe-tappingly catchy. The Gospel Of No Name City — Parson 01:42 11.
I don't think I've ever seen a movie where a single character drinks so much hard alcohol! Another big Broadway hit from the same era, Finian's Rainbow also came to the big screen a few years earlier and bombed at the box office. Jean Seberg's voice is dubbed by Anita Gordon, but Eastwood and Marvin do their own numbers. A Michigan farmer and a prospector form a partnership in the California gold country. This might be the first story on screen about polyandry unless you count Noel Coward's Design for Living and that was a heavily censored version. Paint Your Wagon ran 289 performances for the 1951-1952 season on Broadway. Probably in the fifties someone like Gordon MacRae or Howard Keel might have done it then. You'll have to see Paint Your Wagon to hear him explain his views.