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The Shakiest Gun in the West

The Shakiest Gun in the West

He's so bad he was scalped by a cigar store Indian!!
Jul 10, 1968 1h 41m
6.3
33 votes

Synopsis

Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west to become a frontier dentist. Penelope "Bad Penny" Cushing (Barbara Rhoades) is offered a pardon if she will track down a ring of gun smugglers. She tricks Haywood into a sham marriage as a disguise. Haywood inadvertently becomes the legendary "Doc the Haywood" after he guns down "Arnold the Kid".

Title The Shakiest Gun in the West
Companies Universal Pictures
Countries United States of America
Keywords horse, native american, stagecoach, covered wagon, cowgirl
Don Knotts

Don Knotts

Dr. Jesse W. Heywood
Barbara Rhoades

Barbara Rhoades

Penelope 'Bad Penny' Cushings
Jackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan

Matthew Basch
Ruth McDevitt

Ruth McDevitt

Mrs. Olive Heywood
Frank McGrath

Frank McGrath

Mr. Remington
Carl Ballantine

Carl Ballantine

Abel Swanson
Robert Yuro

Robert Yuro

Arnold the Kid
Herb Voland

Herb Voland

Dr. Friedlander
Dub Taylor

Dub Taylor

Pop Cushings
Dick Wilson

Dick Wilson

Black Eagle (Indian chief)
Don Barry

Don Barry

Rev. Zachary Gant
Vaughn Taylor

Vaughn Taylor

Rev. Longbaugh
Ed Peck

Ed Peck

Sheriff
Edward Faulkner

Edward Faulkner

Marshal Sam Huggins
Arthur Space

Arthur Space

Sheriff Tolliver
Greg Mullavey

Greg Mullavey

Phelps - Dental Student
Fred Aldrich

Fred Aldrich

Passerby (uncredited)
E.J. André

E.J. André

Will Banks (uncredited)
John Aniston

John Aniston

Indian (uncredited)
Argentina Brunetti

Argentina Brunetti

Squaw (uncredited)
Claudia Bryar

Claudia Bryar

Mrs. Remington (uncredited)
Paul Bryar

Paul Bryar

Man at Bar (uncredited)
Noble Chissell

Noble Chissell

Townsman (uncredited)
William Christopher

William Christopher

Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Frank Coghlan Jr.

Frank Coghlan Jr.

Man at Bar (uncredited)
Warde Donovan

Warde Donovan

Townsman (uncredited)
Mickey Finn

Mickey Finn

Father (uncredited)
Myron Healey

Myron Healey

Stage Passenger (uncredited)
Charles Horvath

Charles Horvath

Indian Warrior (uncredited)
Clyde Howdy

Clyde Howdy

Man (uncredited)
I. Stanford Jolley

I. Stanford Jolley

Bearded Stage Passenger (uncredited)
Gil Lamb

Gil Lamb

Slosh White - Drunk (uncredited)
James McHale

James McHale

Conductor (uncredited)
Tina Menard

Tina Menard

Squaw (uncredited)
Kathryn Minner

Kathryn Minner

96-Year-Old Woman (uncredited)
Dorothy Neumann

Dorothy Neumann

Mrs. Eva Longbaugh (uncredited)
Eddie Quillan

Eddie Quillan

Train Porter (uncredited)
Bill Quinn

Bill Quinn

U.S. Marshal Arthur Bates (uncredited)
Rodd Redwing

Rodd Redwing

White Buffalo (uncredited)
Benny Rubin

Benny Rubin

Man at Bar (uncredited)
Naomi Stevens

Naomi Stevens

Squaw (uncredited)
Boyd Stockman

Boyd Stockman

Stage Driver (uncredited)
Leonard Stone

Leonard Stone

Bartender (uncredited)
Lorna Thayer

Lorna Thayer

Saloon Girl (uncredited)
Peggy Mondo

Peggy Mondo

Indian Woman in Stagecoach
Jim Boles

Jim Boles

Big Spring Townsman (uncredited)