In the dying days of the Old West, ex-outlaw Handsome Harry Holland is released from prison an old man. Barely recognizable, he heads to Bell City where he only interests children amazed at his gun handling skills. Holland goes for a drink at the saloon where four men are playing cards. One of them , Reggie Bell, is the no good son of the town boss. Reggie is cheating at poker as usual but no one dares speak. Holland joins the game and wins all of Reggie's money who gives an IOU to Holland. Holland tries to cash the IOU at the bank but the corrupt sheriff orders him out of town, at Reggie's orders. Undeterred, Holland forces the bank teller to honor Reggie's IOU but the sheriff prevents him from leaving town with the money. The sheriff draws on Holland who kills him in self-defense. Wounded by the deputies, Holland runs in the local hotel. A stand-off ensues, with Holland stuck in the hotel and the deputies unable to get him. Holland refuses to surrender to a fair trial. In his room, Holland has a traveling theatre actress as hostage who tends his wounds and reads Shakespeare to him. Frustrated, the town mayor and his council send for former lawman Sam Starret who's fast on the draw and can kill Holland. Unfortunately, Sam Starret is past his prime, is a hopeless drunk and lives in Mexico. One deputy goes to Mexico to hire Starret. Holland only has a few days to escape the hotel and leave town before Starret arrives

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Draw! (1984)

Romance/Western/Comedy · 1h 38m

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In the dying days of the Old West, ex-outlaw Handsome Harry Holland is released from prison an old man. Barely recognizable, he heads to Bell City where he only interests children amazed at his gun handling skills. Holland goes for a drink at the saloon where four men are playing cards. One of them , Reggie Bell, is the no good son of the town boss. Reggie is cheating at poker as usual but no one dares speak. Holland joins the game and wins all of Reggie's money who gives an IOU to Holland. Holland tries to cash the IOU at the bank but the corrupt sheriff orders him out of town, at Reggie's orders. Undeterred, Holland forces the bank teller to honor Reggie's IOU but the sheriff prevents him from leaving town with the money. The sheriff draws on Holland who kills him in self-defense. Wounded by the deputies, Holland runs in the local hotel. A stand-off ensues, with Holland stuck in the hotel and the deputies unable to get him. Holland refuses to surrender to a fair trial. In his room, Holland has a traveling theatre actress as hostage who tends his wounds and reads Shakespeare to him. Frustrated, the town mayor and his council send for former lawman Sam Starret who's fast on the draw and can kill Holland. Unfortunately, Sam Starret is past his prime, is a hopeless drunk and lives in Mexico. One deputy goes to Mexico to hire Starret. Holland only has a few days to escape the hotel and leave town before Starret arrives

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Canada, United States

Production Company

Home Box Office (HBO)
Cast
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Kirk Douglas

Harry H. Holland aka Handsome Harry Holland
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James Coburn

Sam Starret
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Alexandra Bastedo

Bess, Harry's Girlfriend in Bell City / member of acting troupe
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Graham Jarvis

Deputy Wally Blodgett
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Derek McGrath

Reggie Bell
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Jason Michas

Moses, young town boy
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Len Birman

Ephraim
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Maurice Brand

Mr. Gibson
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Graham McPherson

Eugene Lippert, Editor Bell City Gazette
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Vladimír Valenta

Mordecai Hurwitz, General Store
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Linda Sorensen

Teresa
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Gerard Parkes

Circuit Judge Fawcett
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Richard Donat

Sheriff Harmon
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Frank Adamson

Lenny, Bartender Bell's Saloon
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Stuart Gillard

Doctor West
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Miles Vasey

Charlie Tucker
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James Defelice

Farmers Bank Manager (as James DeFelice)
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James Forsythe

Farmers Bank Teller
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Sherrill DeMarco

Sadie
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Larry Musser

Townsman
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Bonar Bain

Poker Player
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Wilf Rowe

Poker Player
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Bryan Fustukian

Poker Player
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Frank C. Turner

Poker Player
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Brian George

Bandido
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Victor Bain

Bandido
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Joan Hurley

Acting Troupe
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Alan Stebbings

Acting Troupe
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Vincent Gale

Acting Troupe
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Steve Atkinson

Carpenter
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Bob Supeene

Jose
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Charlie Turner

Smithy
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Tom Dasko

Reggies Tough
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Wedge McWhorter

Reggies Tough
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Miguel Neri

Mariachi Band
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Romeo Ochoa

Mariachi Band
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Broderick Olson

Mariachi Band
Crew
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Steven Hilliard Stern

Director
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Stanley Mann

Writer
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