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** A mook (played by Tab Hunter)being led off to be hanged looks into the camera and explains how he came to this.

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** A mook (played by Tab Hunter)being Hunter) being led off to be hanged looks into the camera and explains how he came to this.


** A mook being led off to be hanged looks into the camera and explains how he came to this.

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** A mook being (played by Tab Hunter)being led off to be hanged looks into the camera and explains how he came to this.

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* AmoralAttorney: Played With, Gass is legally entitled to Roy's saloon, but Roy is having none of it. Later a man tries killing Roy and it's assumed that Gass hired him. He takes advantage of Roy's absence later on to become mayor and becomes a greedy CorruptPolitician.


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* NoKillLikeOverkill: Snake River Rufus Krile is shot dead, tried by Bean, and then hanged.
* TorsoWithAView: The audience is treated to a closeup of the hole Bean put in Bad Bob... as well as the buildings behind him.


Outlaw Roy Bean (Newman) rides into a West Texas border town called “Vinegaroon,” only to be beaten, robbed, have a noose tied around him and let Bean’s horse drag him off by the costumers in the saloon. After he's found and helped by a young woman named Maria Elena (Principal), Bean builds a town on the edge of civilization in order to establish his own particular brand of law and order. Appointing himself judge, Bean dispenses justice until time and events pass him by.

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Outlaw Roy Bean (Newman) rides into a West Texas border town called “Vinegaroon,” only to be beaten, robbed, have a noose tied around him and let Bean’s horse drag him off by the costumers customers in the saloon. After he's found and helped by a young woman named Maria Elena (Principal), Bean builds a town on the edge of civilization in order to establish his own particular brand of law and order. Appointing himself judge, Bean dispenses justice until time and events pass him by.


A 1972 {{Western}} written by Creator/JohnMilius, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.

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A 1972 {{Western}} written by Creator/JohnMilius, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Anthony Perkins, Creator/AnthonyPerkins, and Anthony Zerbe.


A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.

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A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, Creator/JohnMilius, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.


A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Roddy [=McDowall=], Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.

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A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Roddy [=McDowall=], Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.


* TheCameo: Ava Gardner gets a prominent credit, and all the Lily Langtry posters are practically their own character, but Gardner as Lily only appears in the last five minutes of the movie.
* CombatPragmatist: Bad Bob arrives in Langtry and starts screaming horrifying threats about all the creative ways he's going to mangle, mutilate, and kill Roy. Finally he says "I'm ready!" Roy, who has been perched in a barn behind Bad Bob this whole time, calmly shoots him InTheBack with a rifle.
* CouldSayItBut: The whores whom Roy married off to his deputies are working overtime to be seen as respectable society matrons, and wind up being antagonists to Roy. They are enraged when Roy calls them whores and demand an apology. Roy apologizes for calling them whores. He then says "I did not call you callous ass strumpets, fornicatresses, or low born gutter sluts," but he ''did'' call them whores, and for that he is sorry.



* EvilAlbino: Bad Bob

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* EvilAlbino: Bad BobBob, who comes in to town breathing threats of murder. Roy dispatches him without trouble.


* IAmTheLaw: Roy says this, and it's pretty much true, as he sets himself up as king of a little town.

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* IAmTheLaw: Roy IAmTheNoun: "I am the law" says this, Roy, and it's pretty much true, as he sets himself up as king of a little town.

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* TheKenBurnsEffect: Used with still pictures for a comic TimePassesMontage, which shows Roy's posse doing stuff like catching a bad guy in an outhouse and catching another bad guy seemingly about to [[BestialityIsDepraved violate a sheep]].


* BreakingTheFourthWall: Rev. [=LaSalle=] is introduced by his character looking straight at the camera and reminiscing about his first meeting with Roy Bean.

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: BreakingTheFourthWall:
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Rev. [=LaSalle=] is introduced by his character looking straight at the camera and reminiscing about his first meeting with Roy Bean.Bean.
** A mook being led off to be hanged looks into the camera and explains how he came to this.


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* IAmTheLaw: Roy says this, and it's pretty much true, as he sets himself up as king of a little town.


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* JudgeJuryAndExecutioner: Roy becomes this, proclaiming death sentences on outlaws, carrying them out, and using the money he takes from them to build his town.

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Rev. [=LaSalle=] is introduced by his character looking straight at the camera and reminiscing about his first meeting with Roy Bean.


* AndStarring: After all the rest of the cast is listed in alphabetical order, Gardner gets an "And Ava Gardner as Lily Langtry" credit, while Principal gets an "Introducing" credit right after that.



* TheWildWest




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* WantedPoster: Roy draws a beard on his own wanted poster.
* TheWildWest


A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Ava Gardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Roddy [=McDowall=], Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.

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A 1972 {{Western}} written by John Mikus, directed by Creator/JohnHuston, and starring Creator/PaulNewman, ''The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean'' also marks the film débuts of both Victoria Principal and Steve Kanaly. Also in the cast are Ava Gardner, Creator/AvaGardner, Jacqueline Bissett, Tab Hunter, Creator/StacyKeach, Roddy [=McDowall=], Anthony Perkins, and Anthony Zerbe.


->''"Who are you?"\\
"Justice, you sons of bitches!"''

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