Dan ‘Hoss’ Blocker’s final movie role — ‘The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County’

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A stunning studio portrait of actor Dan Blocker in a corduroy jeans jacket, minus his usual Hoss Cartwright brown and white vest ensemble, but still wearing his trademark, ten-gallon cowboy hat from “Bonanza” circa early 1969. Image Credit: Silver Screen Collection
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A dapper Dan Blocker greets the dawn of the 1970s in a rare suit and tie. Image Credit: NBC / Michael Ochs Archive / Getty Images
Tap the link to experience the complete 1970 western, “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County.”
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A tongue-in-cheek lobby card featuring the cast of “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County”, starring a very awkward-looking Dan Blocker, Mickey Rooney, Jim Backus, and Nanette Fabray, released in April 1970. Image Credit: Universal Studios
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A humorous caricature of Dan Blocker and Nanette Fabray inviting everyone to visit “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County,” 1970. Image Credit: TV Guide / Universal Studios
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A rare theatrical poster from the little-seen 1970 comedy western “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County” starring Dan Blocker. Image Credit: Universal Pictures
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Jim Backus stands beside Dan Blocker as they meet the wrong intended bride exiting a train in a lobby card from “The Cockeyed Cowboy of Calico County.” Image Credit: Universal Pictures
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Put up yer dukes! Henry Jones stands by while Mickey Rooney ill-advisedly tangles with Dan Blocker in a rare lobby card from “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County.” Image Credit: Universal Pictures
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Jim Backus horns in while Nanette Fabray and Dan Blocker (far right) try to have a conversation in a rare 1970 lobby card from “The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County.” Image Credit: eBay user MoviePosterBargains / Universal Pictures
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Dan Blocker in character as the lovable, kind-hearted Hoss Cartwright waiting to film a scene on the Paramount Studios lot of the classic western “Bonanza” circa 1965. Image Credit: Bonanza Ventures

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