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Scandalous John (1971)




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In this family comedy/drama, John McCanless is a cranky old rancher and former gunslinger who has no intention of selling his beloved acres to some fool who wants to build a dam and flood them all. This latter-day Quixote prepares to wage a lonely battle against the namby-pamby modern world.

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Rick Lenz
as Jimmy
Harry Morgan
as Sheriff
Bill Williams
as Sheriff Hart
Christopher Dark
as Card Dealer
Fran Ryan
as Farm Woman
Richard Hale
as Old Indian
John Ritter
as Wendell
Larry D. Mann
as Bartender
Jack Raine
as Switchman
Booth Colman
as Gov. Murray
William Zuckert
as Abernathy
Robert Padilla
as Paco's Cousin
Benny Baker
as Dr. Kropak
William O'Connell
as Men's Store Clerk
Sam Edwards
as Bald head
José Nieto
as Mariachi Band
Bill Zuckert
as Abernathy
Margarito Mendoza
as Mariachi Band
Joseph Gutierrez
as Mariachi Band
Freddie Hernandez
as Mariachi Band
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Critic Reviews for Scandalous John

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Without having seen every western ever made... I can confidently put forward the Walt Disney production Scandalous John as the most boring.

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Directed with modest competence by David Butler, it is a slightly bizarre piece of philosophy to emerge from the Disney organization.

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I record my enjoyment of that marvelous, unsung actor Brian Keith playing the title role in Scandalous John.

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Unfortunately the direction slips into slapstick routines a bit too often in its quest for laughs.

December 7, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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