Bad Bascomb (1946) Movie

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(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
6.8/ 10 (222 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Loew's [us]
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) [us] - (controlled by Loew's Incorporated)

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(USA) - 22 May 1946
(Sweden) - 7 November 1946
(France) - 2 July 1947
(Finland) - 8 August 1947
(Spain) - 10 May 1948

Running Time

Thrill for Thrill ! Laugh for Laugh !

bank-robber, cavalry, dog, mormon, native-american-attack, orphan, square-dance, wagon-train,

Technical Support
OFM:35 mm
PFM:35 mm
RAT:1.37 : 1

Related Pictures

Pictures of Bad Bascomb (1946) Movie not found

Full Cast

  1. Acuff, Eddie as (uncredited) [Corporal Finch]
  2. Anderson, Warner as [Luther Mason] <8>
  3. Andrews, Stanley (I) as (uncredited) [Col. Cartright]
  4. Beery, Wallace as [Zeb Bascomb alias Ezekiel 'Zeke' Smith] <1>
  5. Cassell, Wally as (uncredited) [Curley]
  6. Crehan, Joseph as (uncredited) [Gov. Ames]
  7. Curtis, Donald as [John Fulton] <9>
  8. Darien, Frank as [Elder Moab McCabe] <15>
  9. Fillmore, Clyde as (uncredited) [Gov. Clark]
  10. Gallaudet, John as (uncredited) [Selkirk]
  11. Naish, J. Carrol as [Bart Yancy] <4>
  12. O Neill, Henry (I) as [Gov. Winton (Wyoming)] <14>
  13. Simpson, Russell (I) as [Elijah Walker] <7>
  14. Space, Arthur as (uncredited) [Timber City Sheriff]
  15. Thompson, Marshall (I) as [Jimmy Holden] <6>
  16. Walker, Ray (I) as (uncredited) [Silkirk (Winton's secretary)]
  17. Gilchrist, Connie as [Annie Freemont] <10>
  18. Green, Jane (I) as [Hannah McCabe] <13>
  19. Haden, Sara as [Tillie Lovejoy] <11>
  20. Jeppson, Janet as [Extra]
  21. Main, Marjorie as [Abbey Hanks] <3>
  22. O Brien, Margaret (I) as [Emmy] <2>
  23. Rafferty, Frances as [Dora McCabe] <5>
  24. Riano, Renie as [Lucy Lovejoy] <12>


  1. Western

Full Plot

It's just after the civil war when the elderly outlaw Bascomb and his gang try to rob a bank. They run into a trap as officers are waiting in ambush. Bascomb and the cold blooded killer Yancy escape and join a Mormon wagon train heading for Utah. They learn there is gold hidden on the train and eventually Yancy finds it. The plan is to take the gold and flee but a nine year old girl has become attached to Bascomb and Bascomb is beginning to change his mind. Maurice VanAuken Plot not found

Total Business

SD: 16 July 1945 - October 1945

Movie Certificate

G (Australia)
K-12 (Finland)
15 (Sweden)
Approved (USA)(PCA #11263)

Music Composers

  1. Snell, David (I)


  1. Schoenbaum, Charles Edgar (as Charles Schoenbaum)

Dress Designers

  1. Valles (costumes: men)


Central Motion Picture Exchange [jp] - (1948) (Japan) (theatrical)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) [fr] - (1947) (France) (theatrical)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) [us] - (1946) (USA) (theatrical) (controlled by Loew's Incorporated)

Film Editors

  1. Lewis, Ben (I)


  1. MacDonald, Madge (research director) (uncredited)
  2. Richelavie, George (research director) (uncredited)

Other Titles

  1. Bascomb il mancino (1946) (ENG)

  2. Das Schaf im Wolfspelz (1951) (ENG)

  3. Bascomb il mancino (1946) (ITA)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
  2. The Potholes, Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming, USA
  3. Square G Ranch, Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming, USA
  4. Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming, USA
  5. Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyoming, USA


- According to page 70 of "Notes For A Memoir", 'Janet Jeppson' (qv), second wife of 'Isaac Asimov' (qv), describes how she was acting as an extra in this movie on August 14, 1945, when 'Wallace Beery' (qv) came out of his trailer to tell everyone on-site that World War II had been declared over.

- "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 1, 1948 with 'Wallace Beery' (qv), 'Coleen Gray' (qv) and 'Margaret O'Brien (I)' (qv) reprising their film roles.