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Casting- Joel McCrea was too old for the role


Watching this now on Encore, and it seemed like Wyatt was old enough to be Laurie's dad- and way too old for that point in his life (1875/about age 27). Joel McCrea was age 49 when this was made, and Vera Miles (Laurie) was about age 26.

Raylan Givens: You make me pull, and I'll put you down.

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