The Tall T

Synopsis: Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom. Tension builds over the next 24 hours as Usher awaits a response to his demands and as a romantic attachment grows between Brennan and Doretta.
Director(s): Budd Boetticher
Production: Columbia Pictures
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
7.4
Rotten Tomatoes:
100%
APPROVED
Year:
1957
78 min
8 Views

I heard that.

Yeah, they building them

a depot down there.

I was sitting down there

talking to a fella the other day.

He says it won't be long,

you'll get on one of them trains

and just go lunkedy-plunk all the way to

Tucson without even stopping once.

Why, it'll be coming in here in Contention

before long.

When that day comes,

you can hire on at my place, Ed.

Well, I'll take you up on that.

Come on, join me in that drink.

Nothing I'd rather, but being a man of

property, there's things I gotta do.

- Well, what's more important than a drink?

- Well, for one thing, cherry striped candy.

See you, Ed.

- Candy?

- Rintoon!

Morning, Willard! Ma'am.

I understand you'll be driving

our stage this afternoon.

Well, I'll be driving one, but I didn't know

it was going to be yours.

I... That is, Mrs. Mims and I have hired

the coach to take us to Bisbee.

You going to have a whole Concord

for yourself?

Why don't you wait for the regular run?

It'll be by here at...

- Mrs. Mims?

- Doretta and I were married this morning.

We'll be ready to leave promptly at 3:00.

I trust you'll notify

Hatch & Hodges to that effect.

- And see to loading our luggage.

- You're trusting the wrong man.

I ain't doing no loading

and I ain't keeping up no schedule.

You can just trot yourself right down to

the company store and ask the dispatcher.

- You took yourself a fine woman.

- Rintoon,

when I pay for a coach,

I expect the service that goes with it.

You ain't half right, Willard,

seeing that you ain't the one that's paying.

I figured you'd want to keep

the few customers you got, Rintoon.

I can do without his

kind, if it was up to me.

Who is he, anyway?

Old man Gateway's son-in-law,

as of this morning.

Married into the richest copper claim

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Burt Kennedy

Burt Kennedy (September 3, 1922 – February 15, 2001) was an American screenwriter and director known mainly for directing Westerns. Budd Boetticher called him "the best Western writer ever." more…

All Burt Kennedy scripts | Burt Kennedy Scripts

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss this The Tall T script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"The Tall T" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 24 Jan. 2020. <https://www.scripts.com/script/the_tall_t_19363>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

Watch the movie trailer

The Tall T

The Marketplace:

Sell your Script !

Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


The Studio:

ScreenWriting Tool

Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.