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The Reivers

Year:
Duration:
112 min | Germany:107 min | USA:107 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
6.9
Director:
Mark Rydell
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1969-12-25
Filming Locations: Carrolton, Mississippi, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Michael Constantine
Michael Constantine
The Reivers
Allyn Ann McLerie
Allyn Ann McLerie
The Reivers
Steve McQueen
Boon Hogganbeck
Sharon Farrell
Corrie
Ruth White
Miss Reba
Clifton James
Butch Lovemaiden
Juano Hernandez
Uncle Possum
Lonny Chapman
Maury McCaslin
Will Geer
Boss
Rupert Crosse
Ned McCaslin
Mitch Vogel
Lucius McCaslin
Diane Shalet
Hannah
Pat Randall
May Ellen
Diane Ladd
Phoebe
Ellen Geer
Sally
Dub Taylor
Dr. B.F. Peabody
Charles Tyner
Edmonds
Lindy Davis
Otis
Shug Fisher
Cousin Zack
Raymond Guth
Uncle Ike
Logan Ramsey
Walter Clapp
Jon Shank
Joe Poleymus
Gloria Calomee
Minnie
Sara Taft
Sarah
Vinnette Carroll
Aunt Callie
Lou Frizzell
Doyle
John McLiam
Van Tosch
Roy Barcroft
Ed (The Judge)
R.N. Bullard
Patron
Ogden Talbot
Man with Derby
Michael Hinn
Joe Dobbs
Bert Conway
Billy Hebb
Billy Green Bush
Patron
John J. Fox
Heasley
Owen Bush
Pete Hyde
James Rawley
Paul Hart
Al Hopson
Al Boyce
Wes Fuller
Bobo
Ella Mae Brown
Mrs. Possum
Florence St. Peter
Mary Possum
James Goodwin
W.J. Garver
Burgess Meredith
Lucius
Frank Baker
Townsman at Train Depot (uncredited)
Robert Robinson
Race Spectator (uncredited)
Max Wagner
Race Spectator (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Mitch Vogel broke a shoulder during the shooting.
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Final theatrical film of Rupert Crosse.
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Will Geer and Juano Hernandez also co-starred in Intruder in the Dust (1949), which was also based on a novel by William Faulkner.
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Goofs
On the packaging for the 1993 VHS release of the movie, the music credit is given to Lalo Schifrin. John Williams wrote the score for the film and received an Oscar nomination for his efforts.
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When Boon, Ned and Lucius begin their trip to Memphis in the Winton the beginning of the scene is filmed in a traveling shot. As the journey proceeds we hear noticeably on the soundtrack the camera truck's motor in addition to the Winton's.
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Quotes
Narrator: And so we were three, three reivers high-tailing it for Memphis. Oh, "reivers". That's an old-fashioned word from my childhood. In plain English, I'm afraid it meant "thieves".
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Narrator: We didn't fear death, in those days, because we believed that your outside was just what you lived in and slept in, and had no connection to what you were.
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Ned: Boon, when do you think I can have it?
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Faq
Q
What is a "Reiver"?
A
Per the narration: "Oh, 'reivers'. That's an old-fashioned word from my childhood. In plain English, I'm afraid it meant 'thieves'."
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Photos from cast
Michael Constantine Allyn Ann McLerie
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