Billy the kid overpowers her during a struggle and she is able to get free. The next day, a stranger offers to shoot Pat in the back while Billy distracts the lawman. Billy, suspicious as always, guns him down just before being shot himself. Today the film would be rated G but back then it was X-rated. As a result, neither his gun nor Pat's fires. Doc kills a few men from long range, but leaves Pat unharmed.
Pat becomes annoyed with Doc Holiday for taking Billy the Kids side and asks that both leave town by sundown. Billy pulls out a second, working gun. The director and producer was Howard Hughes, screen play was done by Jules Furtherman, music done by Victor Young and the photography was done by Gregg Toland. Hughes had all his managers call ministers, women's clubs and housewives, informing them about the 'lewd picture' Hughes was about to release. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl, Rio's, place after Billy is shot. Ever the resourceful businessman, he schemed to create a public outcry for his film to be banned.
However, Doc and the Kid retire to the local saloon where, after an obligatory shoot-out between Billy and some young gun out to make a name for himself, Doc offers Billy the use of a bunk for the night. His daughter and stepson still produce the Bond films today. Selznick get a lot of publicity for Gone With The Wind by searching for an actress to play Scarlett O'Hara. He handcuffs Pat, judging that the lawman will still state that Billy is dead rather than admit the Kid left him helpless. Suspecting that Billy loves Rio even if he himself does not realize it and will return to free her, Pat waits.
This was just what Hughes wanted and when the film was finally released in 1946, it was a box office smash. Contrary to many media reports afterward, Russell did not wear the bra during filming; according to her 1988 autobiography, she said the bra was so uncomfortable that she secretly discarded it. When Billy the Kid goes to leave at night finds that someone is trying to steal the horse from him only to find out that it is a young women by the name of Rio. The two men decide to duel it out, with a pleased Pat expecting Billy to lose. The film was finally released widely on April 23, 1946, when premiered the film in San Francisco, where it became a box office hit. She condemns the gunfighter Billy the Kid for murdering her brother. Film History: An International Journal.
Jack Buetel was reputedly a lover of the bi-sexual Hughes, which was why he won the role of Billy the Kid, even though he had no movie experience and was no better than an average actor. It is implied that he also rapes her after ripping off her dress. Hughes reluctantly removed about 40 feet, or a half-minute, of footage that prominently featured Russell's bosom. When Doc wakes up one morning, he finds Billy gone and Pat waiting to handcuff him and take him back. The sheriff of the town in Pat Garrett, who is a long time friend of Doc Holiday not only wants to arrest Billy the Kid for stealing the horse, but for murder too.
Hughes had seen David O. After Doc is buried, Pat offers to give Billy their friend's revolvers. The movie depicts the old west by being filmed someplace in the southwest United States. After Doc's anger subsides a bit, the Kid gives him a choice: the horse or Rio. He overpowers his ambusher, who turns out to be curvaceous young Rio McDonald , Doc's love-interest, who is out to avenge her dead brother. This is most noticeable when we are left to contemplate the corner of a door after Russell has walked past it for a full twenty seconds.
Farnsworth worked as a stuntman for almost 40 years before moving into acting and was nominated for 2 Oscars. To prevent Hughes from noticing, Russell padded the cups with tissue and tightened the shoulder straps before returning to the set. Doc Holiday finds out he admires Billy the kid and decides to help his new friend flee from the law to a hideout. The undertone of the film is both erotic and sadistic, and there's a strong hint of homosexuality. The actress Jane Russell played the young women Rio McDonald which was her first film debut and Mimi Aguglia plays her aunt Guadalupe.
He leased thousands of billboards from coast to coast for three years, plastering a suggestive photo of the scantily clad Russell, reclining on a bed of hay, gun in hand. A joke at that time was that 'Culture is the ability to describe Jane Russell without moving your hands. Doc makes no attempt to shoot his friend and is himself fatally wounded. Pat had removed the from Doc's revolvers. He also persuades Billy to give him his guns, saying that he can then claim that it is Billy in the grave.