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Snakes in Movies
Group Pages
All Movie Snakes
Must Die!
All Movie Snakes
Want to Kill You!
Dancing With Snakes
Giant Monster Snakes
Pet Snakes
Shooting Snakes
Snake Bites
Snake Charmers
Snake Face
Snake Fights
Snake People
Snake Pits
SnakeSexploitation
Snakes & Skulls
Snakes In Trees
Snakes Run Amok
Snakes Used
as Weapons
Snakes Used for
Food or Medicine
Snakes Used Realistically
Snakes Used
to Shock Us
Throwing and
Whipping Snakes
 
Kinds of Snakes
Rattlesnakes
Cobras
Black Mambas
Boas, Pythons,
and Anacondas
Snakes in Movies
 
Cowboy (1958)
 
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Cowboy Cowboy  

A cowboy on a cattle drive talking to the cook at night sees a rattlesnake crawling and says "you got a visitor." They decide to play a joke on the other cowboys. He picks it up with a stick, dropping it a couple times. (This is a live rattlesnake, probably a Southern Pacific Rattlesnake.) Then he picks it up (this time it's a rubber fake rattlesnake with its mouth permanently open) and carries it over to Jack Lemmon, who runs away screaming in fear. Another cowboy picks the snake up with a stick and throws it. It gets tossed back and forth until it finally wraps around the neck of a cowboy and bites him on the throat. "He got me" is his response. The boss pulls out a knife to cut and suck but changes his mind saying it must have got him in a vein. They watch him die then bury him with only Jack Lemmon demanding that somebody be held responsible for what happened. Nobody is.