Lewis and Clark and George
is a 1996 comedy crime thriller film directed by Rod McCall.
Lewis and Clark and George
opens with Salvator Xuereb (playing Lewis) and Dan Gunther (Clark) at a water tank
A Water tank is a container for storing water. The need for a water tank is as old as civilized man, providing storage of water for drinking water, irrigation agriculture, fire suppression, agricultural farming, both for plants and livestock, chemical manufacturing, food preparation as well as many...
site wearing prison jump suits. The scene is desert
A desert is a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support growth of most plants. Most deserts have an average annual precipitation of less than...
scrub and the two state prison
A prison is a place in which people are physically confined and, usually, deprived of a range of personal freedoms. Imprisonment or incarceration is a legal penalty that may be imposed by the state for the commission of a crime...
escapees have just located a buried metal box with a loaded revolver
A revolver is a repeating firearm that has a cylinder containing multiple chambers and at least one barrel for firing. The first revolver ever made was built by Elisha Collier in 1818. The percussion cap revolver was invented by Samuel Colt in 1836. This weapon became known as the Colt Paterson...
, treasure map, and Cuba
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A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, and the Eastern...
s. A road trip begins as the two hike off through the desert to find the treasure.
Two of the speeded-up sequences, including the one where the blue Cadillac
Cadillac is an American luxury vehicle marque owned by General Motors . Cadillac vehicles are sold in over 50 countries and territories, but mostly in North America. Cadillac is currently the second oldest American automobile manufacturer behind fellow GM marque Buick and is among the oldest...
arrives at the café, challenged the laws of physics. A few minor sounds were flops. Chang's telephone shown on screen was one with a Western Electric C-4A
Western Electric Company was an American electrical engineering company, the manufacturing arm of AT&T from 1881 to 1995. It was the scene of a number of technological innovations and also some seminal developments in industrial management...
ringer but the ringing sound used was from the ringer of an Automatic Electric
Automatic Electric Company was a telephone equipment supplier for independent telephone companies, comparable to the Bell System's Western Electric. It was located in Northlake, Illinois, with research and development labs in Melrose Park and Elmhurst, Illinois...
phone. The siren
A siren is a loud noise making device. Most modern ones are civil defense or air raid sirens, tornado sirens, or the sirens on emergency service vehicles such as ambulances, police cars and fire trucks. There are two general types: pneumatic and electronic....
sounds in two scenes were warped by the film staff to end with a downward pitch which didn't sound real.
Locations used are in or near Hillsboro
Hillsboro is a small unincorporated community in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States, located in the southwestern part of the state. It was founded in 1877, following the discovery of gold. The community was the county seat of Sierra County from 1884 until 1936 when Hot Springs became the...
, Sierra County
-2010:Whereas according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau:*85.6% White*0.4% Black*1.7% Native American*0.4% Asian*0.0% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander*3.3% Two or more races*8.6% Other races*28.0% Hispanic or Latino -2000:...
, New Mexico
New Mexico is a state located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. New Mexico is also usually considered one of the Mountain States. With a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth-most sparsely inhabited U.S...
. Other locations include Kingston and the A & B Drive In
in Truth or Consequences
Truth or Consequences is a spa city and the county seat of Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 7,289. It is commonly known within New Mexico as T or C....
After Lewis, Clark, and George, the rest of the cast includes:
- Aki Aleong
Assing "Aki" Aleong is an American character actor and singer who has also been active in songwriting and musical production. He is probably best known for portraying Senator Hidoshi during the first season of the critically acclaimed series Babylon 5, as well as portraying Mr. Chiang, the aide to...
- Paul Bartel
Paul Bartel was an American actor, writer and director. Bartel was perhaps most known for his 1982 hit black comedy Eating Raoul, which he wrote, starred in and directed.-Life and career:...
- E. E. Bell
E. E. Bell is an American comic actor best known for his role as Bob Rooney on the sitcom Married... with Children. He also had a recurring role as Barney the security guard in the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series The Amanda Show...
- James Brolin
James Brolin is an American actor, producer and director, best known for his roles in soap operas, movies, sitcoms, and television. He is the father of actor Josh Brolin and husband of singer/actress Barbra Streisand.-Early life:...
- Richard Butterfield (local)
- Tamara Chatterbuck (prostitute)
- Destiny Esposito (illiterate gun dealer)
- Jerry Gardner (Ford pickup driver)
- Jane (dog)
- Art La Fleur (Fred - the bowling guy)
- Suzzannne Mari (Nefertiti the prostitute)
- Corrinne Michaels (tourist)
- Delana Michaels (tourist)
- Ruben Moreno (Jane's sidekick)
- Paula Sorge (illiterate mom Tamee)
- Holly Riddle (Betty sitting on curb in front of Furr's)
- Brian Taylor (George's boyfriend)