4 for Texas

4 for Texas

Director: Robert Aldrich

Cast: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg

     
 

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In 4 for Texas, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin star as Zack Thomas and Joe Jarrett, a pair of rival mountebanks who spend most of the film battling over who will control the gambling and wenching in 1870 Galveston. Though they'd as soon cut each other's throats than cooperate, Zack and Joe are forced to unite against a pair of common enemies: crooked bankerSee more details below

Overview

In 4 for Texas, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin star as Zack Thomas and Joe Jarrett, a pair of rival mountebanks who spend most of the film battling over who will control the gambling and wenching in 1870 Galveston. Though they'd as soon cut each other's throats than cooperate, Zack and Joe are forced to unite against a pair of common enemies: crooked banker Harvey Burden (played by Victor Buono, a favorite of director Robert Aldrich) and cold-blooded outlaw/hired-gun Matson (Charles Bronson, virtually the only person in the film who takes his role seriously). The heroes also battle over the affections of well-endowed heroines Elya Carlson (Anita Ekberg) and Maxine Richter (Ursula Andress), both of whom are sharp-witted businesswomen who match Zack and Joe scam for scam. The Three Stooges show up for a moment, in which they repeat their "point to the right" and "State of Texas" routines, and get into a fracas with feisty little old lady Jesslyn Fax. Also making guest appearances are Arthur Godfrey and Teddy Buckner and His All Stars.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/13/2008
UPC:
0883929007318
Original Release:
1963
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:55:00
Sales rank:
12,114

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Vintage Making-of Featurette; Cast/Filmmaker Profiles; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frank Sinatra Zack Thomas
Dean Martin Joe Jarrett
Anita Ekberg Elya Carlson
Ursula Andress Maxine Richter
Charles Bronson Matson
Victor Buono Harvey Burden
Edric Connor Prince George
Nick Dennis Angel
Richard Jaeckel Mancini
Mike Mazurki Chad
Marjorie Bennett Miss Ermaline
Jack Elam Dobie
Fritz Feld Maitre d'
Percy Helton Ansel
Jonathan Hole Renee
Jack Lambert Monk
Paul Langton Beauregard
Virginia Christine Actor
Ellen Corby Actor
Arthur Godfrey Actor
Yaphet Kotto Actor
Bob Steele Actor
Ralph Volkie Actor
Wesley Addy Trowbridge
Jesslyn Fax Widow
Larry Fine Painting Deliverer
Moe Howard Painting Deliverer
Curly Joe DeRita Actor

Technical Credits
Robert Aldrich Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Sass Bedig Special Effects
Raphael Bretton Set Decoration/Design
William Glasgow Art Director
John Indrisano Stunts
Charles James Costumes/Costume Designer
Norma Koch Costumes/Costume Designer
Ernest Laszlo Cinematographer
Michael Luciano Editor
Nelson Riddle Score Composer
Joyce Rogers Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert J. Schiffer Makeup
Teddi Sherman Screenwriter
Marvin Willens Stunts

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 4 For Texas
1. Stagecoach Fracas [5:42]
2. Payoff Credits [2:17]
3. Not-so-easy Money [4:26]
4. Conning a Con ,Man [6:04]
5. Lanternlight Homecoming [3:59]
6. Nice Seeing You [3:56]
7. Conspiracy of Comfort [2:35]
8. Maton's Payday [2:33]
9. Nice Seeing You [2:37]
10. Galveston Welcome [1:26]
11. Holding the Bag [5:27]
12. Lost Appetite [3:45]
13. Bullets for Lunch [5:06]
14. Prices in Texas [4:40]
15. Meet Maxine [3:55]
16. The Comealong [5:09]
17. In Business [3:19]
18. Gilding the Lily [5:45]
19. Zack's Countermove [2:38]
20. Marriage Talk #1 [2:11]
21. Spindrift Survivor [5:15]
22. Marriage Talk #2 [2:36]
23. The Three Stooges [3:35]
24. An Old Friend [4:17]
25. Opening Night [1:37]
26. Winner Take All [4:58]
27. Partners [4:13]
28. Rumble on the Wharf [4:26]
29. Matson's Deal [2:53]
30. Four for Texas [2:14]

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