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Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (1970)

George Plimpton got a job playing one of the bad guys in the Howard Hawks-directed John Wayne Western "Rio Lobo." In this special we see him talking to Hawks about whether he'll be killed ... See full summary »

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William Kronick
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Credited cast:
Jack Elam ... Himself
A.D. Flowers A.D. Flowers ... Himself
Victor French ... Himself
Howard Hawks ... Himself
David Huddleston ... Himself
Joe Namath ... Himself
George Plimpton ... Narrator
John Wayne ... Himself
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George Plimpton got a job playing one of the bad guys in the Howard Hawks-directed John Wayne Western "Rio Lobo." In this special we see him talking to Hawks about whether he'll be killed off or not, to Wayne about how to cultivate a special walk to make oneself a star in movies and to himself as he attempts to rehearse his tiny part and while doing so is caught in the frame of a setup for another scene and chastised by Wayne. Wayne calls Plimpton "Pimpleton" throughout this special. Written by anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1970 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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On this program John Wayne calls Plimpton "Pimpleton." See more »

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Features Rio Lobo (1970) See more »

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