THE BLUE MOON TRAIN | Cimarron Strip | Stuart Whitman | English

[Applause] so [Applause] [Applause] [Applause] the pride of the railroad police preparing your usual hearty welcome for the knights of the road just gonna collect some fares sky sale jack sincered chicago sam from the look of the register i’d say you missed a few the last month or two i perish forbid one tour devil should ride the luxury of a freight car for a single mile without giving the railroad it’s due tell me reagan where do you prefer to punch their tickets over the head or across the kidneys why ain’t choosing either way they pay good [Applause] so all right come on out of there come on out if i have to come and get you you’ll come out lumps it’s a guy well you can’t expect gold from a roadblow come on it’s the end of the line that heck oh i gather somebody got a free ride come in yes come in you need a swamp or a room buster a pearl diver i beg your pardon well we’ve got any jobs i can do oh no i’m afraid not i got four hands no really wait i bet you’re hungry i want a job not a handout well we’ll see what we can do come in you know something your heart’s pretty in your now you eat this while it’s hot what a smell is a meal in itself yes i packed enough for three days because that’s when you said you’d be back oh um this is mr lehi just get in yeah off a side door pullman professional on the prowl yeah that’s it hobo trapping the road are you no more [ __ ] than you are you got jailbird plastic all over i just wanted to stay around a while and so not here i’m square with john law i’m playing full lay it out all right you’ll check the sheepskins anyway i graduated from denver last month lehigh a1 joe chaos all jim crown marshall crown you need a night hack i know the ropes

and i i never sleep i got a night jail well i was only fooling i never could turn against my own kind well there ain’t much left for a guy my age i just thought i thought you might need an expert broom man some other town joe the far side of texas well guy tries horses are ready marshall thanks for the feedback kelsey i’ll be back friday night in later marshall only the old ex jailbird spook you huh who was that hey one joke castle here so prison slime means first first-class outlaw brainy nervy absolutely dependable yeah yeah i am his name should have been as big as quantrell jesse james any one of them it’s funny never heard of me yeah one weakness taking care of his buddies i might make a good story a man waste his whole life helping his pals out jim [Applause] jim you surprised me no you don’t surprise me you shocked me did i lean too hard on mr lehigh you were positively rude just because a man was once in jail doesn’t does he there isn’t a crime that con man hasn’t committed not a face he hasn’t hidden behind not a lie he hasn’t told not a grift he hasn’t ground now you’d be better off hiring on a healer monster even the meanest creatures deserve another chance so you’re going to give them that johnson i very well might josie you own this place i hope when i get back you still do do so [Applause] [Applause] [Applause] morning joe i still play a cool hand marvel welcome home does he told me you took root bitchin i came in last night we chewed you over until four in the morning the one who didn’t spend the night outside of my door i slept with one eye open which one are you using tonight you like this job joe you planning on staying a while i sure am maybe does he’ll prove me wrong

you always play it safe don’t you marshall lock all the doors kill all the bugs i trust you as far as i can reach build the walls higher marshall get more handcuffs more leg irons more hacks more laws more sheep dip every chance you’ve had to go straight you paid back was bad news i’m giving you nothing i ain’t a bug marshal look out you don’t get stepped on close train stop sim run for water only noon the 22nd use maximum force for train safety well that’s tomorrow we’ll have to take on ten deputies shotguns loaded with double odd buck ah it’s one train might only be carrying guaranteed beef or government dynamite call it guaranteed dynamite by the name of red steak on max morel soapy yancy pike stratford harry trachten and pk plumber no wonder they want maximum force the last of the denver jailbirds being transferred to atlanta all his buddies i wonder how he’s going to try it try rusting his pals off that train joe why don’t you take the day off you’ve been cooped up here too long oh that’s all right all i want to do is stay here and swap out the way first in and do exactly what you’re telling me to do when i tell you exactly to take the day off oh you got to be joking oh it’s only two dollars i don’t know you keep buy yourself something pretty money don’t mean nothing to me now you’ve gotta learn the value of your work now take it all right you know this is the nicest time i ever spent in my life you ever need anything you yell for a1 joe care so yeah oh and be sure to turn up tomorrow morning with the clear head so [Applause] don’t you worry none that is guaranteed genuine whale don’t switch hold back them out no offense intended i could use me a pair of stretchers yes sir you’re two days late business was good up north here you are sir i get me a better buy you want to take delivery here why not i don’t talk nothing to talk about just want to cut up a few touches you and me and uh dum-dum mccandless some dumb he ain’t gonna talk unless he’s got a new clapper well he listens good uh tonight the hotel room 22. no deal i’ll meet you in the jungle i like the smell of the air solo it’s the only way i play it do you hear me eight o’clock [Applause] step right up folks got the latest special fire right here here we are come right up here get your mark what’s the matter joe i was just thinking about a home a denver pen no i spent more time in kansas well they got some old-time shop shooters in both places yeah that’s right the best we got some here too you’d be surprised that’s your problem not mine now there’s no reason why we should have any problems joe dumb dumb and me we just want to help

who are you what have you ever done boost a couple of drunks push your bandwagon i’m the kso i work alone well a job like this is too big for single what do you know about it well for one thing i know these you got a sticky beak you’re prepared to deliver not to read when the best pen artist this side of the mississippi sends his samples to the kso i just actually got an itch max murrell pike stratford trackton nancy steger and plumber big names joe they make a lot of noise the cell block they’re a squeak prison transfers they’re moving when where like i said joe me and dum-dum we’re gonna help or you two you can’t even gouge with class you want these transfers you take us no bye until i laugh hey these are beautiful i’m gonna have them do my headstone someday i’ll keep them i changed my mind no bye give them to me don’t ever draw on me again cause next time it’ll be the blade not the knuckles so so nobody mind in the store good night marshall hurry up francis well it’s a little late for swimming uh we’re working uh francis got a bit behind schedule we’re helping him out well you’re not exactly the time for the police gazette no no this is for the kessler’s young ladies magazine uh they’re having a contest as two can design the most fetching bathing costume well what can you win uh two tickets to niagara falls well all right then but hurry up we got an early start in the morning i want a complete shake down on the freight yard we’ll be ready jim well since when are you the new photographer around here oh um just helping out uh jim this is what all the best dressed uh fox hunters are wearing uh ascot and a pink coat well that’s as pretty as a pink petunia virginia i think you’d look grandin well i don’t chase fox i do my best to keep the rattlers cooped up there’s something wrong around here where’s francis francis francis oh oh francis i i heard you marshall first thing in the morning check the play chart what are you up to me up to yeah you now come on out of there let out the air you’re turning blue well i offered the pose the physique would have been more mature if the suit didn’t fit you take the pose francis it’s getting late

jim jim do you mind getting out of the way you’re spoiling my masterpiece [Applause] obviously francis you missed your calling you could have been a first class close dummy right now francis take one of those flowers take a violet right now offer it to dalcy ah but try and look civilized that’s right now put your big toe forward a little more right now show the lovely angle of your pony knee right now lift your heel a little higher that’s right ah right now uh bend over a little more it a little more so so so so man what happened who are you you get it i caught my surprise you never had a chance was it a burglar there’s nothing around here anybody wants to steal francis well i mean we haven’t got any rich or important gifts or anything we got one what’s the judge protective custody make any difference oh damn where are you joe well even the dog’s got rights you get your rights back when a train goes by what can i do well now wait a minute you didn’t get to spare i’m a cautious man i’ll take it over fair eight to one you should be able to understand those odds now i know where your lips are on yet [Applause] foreign

[Applause] [Applause] hey kid francis what do you want what terrorism about a half an hour to down why you say some breakfast kitchen doesn’t until seven o’clock will you give me some more so i can wash up sorry i interrupted your writing kid what were you lying about this stuff i was writing about elam hill and i wasn’t lying you know i’m hell in the grapevine stage that’s right uh you mind moving to the back i suppose you said that he’ll kill the stage driver that’s right here didn’t he i chose how much you know i pulled that job you yeah that’s right all by myself [Applause] [Applause] go out the door move so build two sets of trash hi doesn’t make sense everything joe does make sense to him well he could have killed francis or just left him but he didn’t well he isn’t out on a pleasant morning canter and francis didn’t just go along for the ride ah whatever we’re not more than our behind and there’s four of us he’s just about got us where he was so you’re gonna have to be awful dumb to miss that trail you don’t want to blow away dude what do you want a marshall move out so francis not even a trail that a blind man could follow are you right dragon i’m the right point from here on so he’s coming along just fine i’ll wash up help yourself so [Applause]

why don’t you just put flags up signs with arrows pointing away don’t make no difference now they’re just about in my pocket it’s your first mistake you look like a smart young fella why don’t you just watch and remember maybe you’ll live to tell your grandchildren how you’ve seen a1 joe make his moves you mind if i take some notes i might be able to get a newspaper or magazine story please gazette maybe go ahead i’d rather see the truth and the usual lies move [Applause] [Applause] too south not too long ago making one big sweeping curve he starved bugs not to notice francis leaving all that sign what you doing shoving a what whatever you need [Applause] so pay attention kid i learned this the hard way your plan right everything comes out right now get back get back ordinarily i take the one riding point but i need him so i’m gonna take the one on the right [Applause] be careful you don’t hit francis marshall [Applause] somebody’s always trying for a medal [Applause] okay look after him so so so what once what he wants me that’s what he wants he could have gotten me first easy well you’re gonna have to take them back to zimron jackie he’s heard bad what about joe he’s mind me mine too they can’t get back on their own you’re gonna have to run the herd on that guard when that train pulls in i you really think francis was hit it looked that way to me maybe not too bad otherwise joe would still be holding on to him who can say what that scruffy bush whistler will do

i’m gonna go find out [Applause] so [Applause] [Applause] morning joe oh marshall you’re late this is as far as we go that’s the end of the line there’s some beans crackers and sardines over there help yourself you know i’ve been debating this younger generation i don’t know beans from whistleberries about us old timers this is a lot of trash i wonder why these paper fighters when they don’t run down to mccoy and print the truth for a change they’re a pack of howlers a man can fight like a bay seer all his life nobody gets the facts of him yeah that’s exactly my idea i’ve ridden with the biggest and the best of them nobody knows the truth except maybe you so i i’m gonna set the facts straight i thought that’s why you wanted francis that’s his side business writing a gospel about you old timer yeah something like that two hours to go even an old [ __ ] wants to know the time you ought to i guess you’ve done there 30 years all the time oh that ain’t time that’s just jailhouse arithmetic it’s like this town i bet 20 years ago they had big plans for it but that’s history time big money big plans all that’s left now is this windy rat’s nest train stops once in a blue moon sometimes it stops long enough what took you so long crap well come along they have to go easy around the blind corners because they liable to get dusted like those two boys that drove with me you know i thought you figured it i’m simpler now why didn’t you take me out while i was writing the point cuz i need you and nobody else everything’s going according to plan what plan i’ll fill you in a couple of hours fill me in right now you’ve asked for that i’ve given it to you [Applause] that’s a shameful waste five years play

on a rock pile friend i don’t like that breaking jail kidnapping bushwhacking two deputies but you’ll be back on the payroll in no time at all joe hand me over friends and i’ll call everything even stop talking your second wind well you keep in shape don’t you marshall francis where is he you people down did you see him don’t push me it’s tough being undertaken in there are you figuring on some helpful leather stunt to bust your old pals over that train well it’s no go i wasn’t talking about trains i was talking about francis you’re bluffing i don’t believe you got francis and i don’t believe he’s hurt i can do this all day you ain’t got all day we deal first all right marshall take a look fresh blood the best kind deputy blood i got him you better believe that muscle i got him good the clock is taken away and francis is bleeding away francis will run out of blood before the clock runs out of ticks are you much brother no more muscle you’ll get tired and i’ll get hurt you’ll get no nervous francis give me a couple of hours i’ll deliver him on the barrel head i’ll give you the rest of your life in the atlanta pen so yes [Applause] so so so wow so so [Applause] prizes so oh come on marshall now francis is too big to fit in there yours yeah there’s spare clothes i thought maybe i’d like to stick around a while planned ahead well like i told francis before if you plan things right everything

works out right keep me here let’s see around [Applause] so so francis weren’t gonna find him up there wow come on in don’t let me stop you why don’t you look in the feed box marshall that’s right count to 10 fix it good joe it’s the only way you’ll get the leave down i lost a touch on the button we even got time for a little celebrating much with a blue moon train so you finally figured the whole thing out just making a guess it’s been a month since you were sprung out of denver i figured you had enough time to collect that dynamite rest of the gear stash it here in town set up that tumbleweed wagon and ride blind baggage in a simmer on that in a gas crown that’s a fact i’m coming on denver that train is going east for atlanta now we’re right in between that train will be coming through here a little after two and i’m gonna stop it no i am that you are crowned that you are you’re dreaming that train will never stop here it better and when it does they’ll turn over the prisoners to you you’ll turn them over to me i’ll turn francis over to you and then we’ll shake hands and say goodbye my job is to see that that train gets through after that i worry about people the same thing with me train first and the kid i’d break no law from mukwom

like you you rag picker i’ve lost so many times i’m used to it but if i lose this time the kid loses just kill us on that train strong-arm snafflers hide binders turn them loose in this whole territory will become coyotes paid for yeah i know i’ll be leading them leading them right to the pickens phew a dungeon rat on the run not anymore i’ll be with my pals we’ll be free and loose and riding like hurricanes okay enough time it’s going to take more than me and my badge to stop that train there’s too much at stake you say stop it better stop now come on give me a hand list come on come on i’m not saying stop to that train joe after all that come on you’re gonna let the kid die you don’t hear very good do you joe my job is to see that that train gets through except this francis i’ll be back here tonight with 50 men take this town apart and you’ll find him stiff with his eyes wide open staring at you and saying where have you been why didn’t you help me maybe i ain’t bluffing now crown kids hurt bad i believe in you you’re gonna run out on him come on joe we’re going back to summer he’s dying crown you rag picker at least we stick by our own but you the marshmallow high and mighty with a big star you got a guts of a weasel you eat your own i don’t fault a man for taking care of his powers but you’re loyal to the wrong people that’s the difference between us people like me have to stop people like you sometimes it’s hard but that’s the job it goes with a star francis uh who are you nobody just a dry land sailor on the move boats call me walla walla dan where’d you come from i tossed off a boomstick about eight miles back figured i’d move up a ways and grab a handful of rods west miranda don’t go through here but once in a blue moon i’ll roll out of here i figured i’m resting up it’s been eight miles slope out now yes sir i’ll go over and put my moniker on the register that ain’t too much ask for power no now listen mister i’ll leave you alone you leave me alone that’s everybody’s railroad if you can write it i’m going to register nobody cooks my room will you spec bum register register names on the watertown aren’t you hurry marshall you’ve got no place to go back inside yeah joe this is your work you always were good with a sticker and in the back that’s murder right marshall well that’s one sentence joe’s always missed hanging i wish i could let you take him in friends of yours these stupid dimwits you want another mouth in the back of your head i’d call that murder too i’ll see your neck stretched it’s going to be just as easy putting away too marshall don’t let him switch your crown he’s got no stomach for killing not even a cockroach dumb dumb takes care of details the dum dum dumpling good at details too like that time he pleaded on grady stones of the abilene sheriff hey dumb dumb your tongue fit any better since it’s been shortened holy damn time when we get him it’ll be in the gut it takes longer they’ll be quicker with you marshall and blow the whole dodger taking it over joe i asked him nice you got an honorary cell so you think you can pull this off well there’s nothing special about blowing track to stop a train you ever see such cactus heads in your life that train is carrying a small army two men every prisoner a squad in each car

any sign of trouble unscheduled stuff they’ll all come out shooting and you’re gonna take them on and just the two of you you are gonna do it single oh with what i got here and crown i got enough to flummox the whole army is that right crown right right joe just like you’re trying to flummox me what do you think i’m gonna do with those transfer papers the marshall’s taken over the prisoners oh and he’s going to turn them over to you well that’s the biggest flummox yet marshall crown big law man blowing the glass straight and he’s teaming up with a cheap candy dancer like you blow the glass straight gives me 30 a month and a free bearing sooner than most when i’m walking out when i still got a chance yeah come on marshall come on jonas boys are going to cut up that strip like a fat steer and i get prime cut you believe the man now you’re selling me a bill of goods i swagger you’re selling yourself out of the whole play now don’t debate it that train will be through here in a half hour you go you don’t all right but we’re in i’d stay out from underfoot give me your hand crowd hmm [Applause] so let me have a look i thought you said you weren’t gonna blow the tracks this is just in case okay so what in case the train don’t answer the signal you’ll wreck the train well some of our boys might get away it’s worth the chance yeah why this after the death matter i’ll get the torpedo hold it joe i gotta wire these to the rails when the engine wheels go over they explode the engineer will start to slow down yeah where about a half mile down the track i’ll do it all right hurry it up we got less than five minutes dum-dum he blinks wrong you forget the whole dodge and give it to him right in the gut parker what’s for sure they think i’m gonna blow this job all right i’ll take over you rig the flags you stay with the playground we’ll take them out later don’t bet him i gotta rig this after the detonator in the shack all right dumb don’t make up your mind him or me him or me so so so

so so francis holt i know you’re there what’s on the up kron take it down why you leave that high ball up in the trench you’re gonna go right on through now we only got a couple of minutes we’re going to make this look legit when the train stops here with a transfer of purpose forgeries and all beautiful yeah they sure are i got friends on the inside and on the outside no you stay here i’m going over to shaq with a detonator you’ll stay out here we’ll be in the shack watching you i’m running a show want to debate it all right get the horse out of here don’t touch that that [ __ ] will i give the signal you hear me you do what’s right joe that’s all you got to worry about now wait a minute i’m the marshal now you have to hand those prisoners over to me right that’s the way joe said you’d play it did you ever see a law man on the job without his hardware you know something is right now stripy smell dumb down hurry it up at least you’ll look like a marshall you know you figure in your figure all of a sudden a couple of scissor bills walk in and mess up the whole deal we get the men off the train these two they’re down under out don’t give it up about a half mile down the track one of those are the torpedoes it’s a pull in the back for both of us you think those buzzards are gonna let you take the glory they’ll pick the fat meat off your bones first their play their idea they’ll get the gladhand why should i figure this whole thing out for myself well how will they know that because i’m the kso wait a minute now so the detonator so hmm

so [Laughter] [Applause] so so so crown crown where are you oh no deal crown no deal without that trend i keep my word i’m the kso joe you’re that tank take it crown still with us wait wait wait and after the second shot a1 joe pulled me off my pony into the mesquite didn’t seem to bother the old outlaw the posse was cool wait a minute uh how do you spell mesquite with a seal with a k make that bushes man good morning all right then come on morning uh coffee no no i’ll get it you sit down del zee what’s going on in kitchen oh nothing is it’s just [Applause] well you know i just don’t understand it for the past few days people have been coming to the back door asking for handouts and now they act as if i owe it to them tabbed you were nice to joe and now you’ve been mocked oh please jim i can’t bear not to feed them well dosie they’ll eat you right out of housing home well there’s always something if they’re hungry okay

okay bye foreign so so you