Richard Lyons had some bad luck with MGM. He produced two first-rate westerns, and the studio had no idea what to do with them. The first was cult movie RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY and the second was this contemporary cowboy comedy that should have had much greater success than it did.
Unfortunately, nobody at MGM thought much about the tale of two grizzled cowboys trying to eke their way through life, and it was tacked on to the bottom of a double bill with the deplorable GET YOURSELF A COLLEGE GIRL as the top half of the entry. That picture starred Mary Ann Mobley, Nancy
Sinatra, and Chad Everett, and almost destroyed several careers. Under Kennedy's expert hand (worki...