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Director extraordinaire John Huston brings to life the legendary hanging judge of the Old West, Roy Bean, a mysterious outlaw who sets up shop in a small town and establishes his own law. Paul Newman excels in his title role of His Honor. This western comedy scored an Academy Award nomination for its song "Marmalade, Molasses & Honey."
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CastStacy Keach
DirectorJohn Huston
Release Date:  1972
MPAA Rating:  PG
DVD Release Date:  Warner Home Video (June 03, 2003)
Runtime:  2hr 4min
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review by . May 27, 2000
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Pros: Newman :)     Cons: a little jerky and disjointed     Who cares what the story is about if Paul Newman is in it? As a young, cocky self-proclaimed judge, Newman rides into town and sets up shop. The first thing he does is draw a moustache on his own wanted poster so you pretty much know he doesn't have a lot of respect for the law. The townspeople take offense to his attitude, saddle him up and ship him out (not in the nicest way) and leave him in the …
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