Paint Your Wagon
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After a debut on Broadway in 1951, Paramount spent an estimated 17 to 20 million dollars in production costs for this Lerner and Loewe musical. With Loewe's permission, Lerner wrote five additional tunes for the film with Andre Previn. Ben Rumson (Lee Marvin) is the grizzled prospector trying his luck panning for gold in California. Pardner (Clint Eastwood) is his companion. When Ben buys a woman from a Mormon, Elizabeth (Jean Seberg) expects equal rights for her gender and chooses to live with both men. Ben and Pardner tunnel under the boomtown to gather the fallen gold dust that has… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 21%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Logan's movie is a flop on many levels, a musical in which America's most macho actors, Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin, are miscast and required to sing."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Not as bad as some would make you believe. But I'm still not looking forward to that Clint Eastwood Sings Sinatra album."
‑ KJB, IGN Movies
"The pic just collapses because there's nothing going on that matters except to watch Marvin's hammy performance."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"About as fun as painting a wagon."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"This last gasp MGM musical still features enough curiousity to make it worthwhile."
‑ Neil Cohen, Echo Magazine
"...a surplus of good, hummable tunes, breezy dialogue and characterizations, beautiful location shots, and excellent DVD transfer."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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