By the time film­ing of The McMasters in New Mex­ico con­cluded, many of the mem­bers of the cast and crew had fallen in love with the state.

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Be­cause of the late ed­its to the film, Peters and the scriptwriter sought to have their names re­moved from the screen cred­its and ad­ver­tise­ments, a re­course some­times per­mit­ted by the Screen Ac­tors Guild. The pro­ducer, the di­rec­tor, and even the mu­sic com­poser backed the move, and a hear­ing was re­quested be­fore the Screen Ac­tors Guild Board. Their ef­fort failed but not be­fore a most un­usual step was taken. In New York City, both ver­sions of the movie were shown in the­aters, al­though the longer ver­sion was screened only in the Loew’s Or­pheum — and for a lim­ited run of five days. In the end, was soon rel­e­gated to the stor­age vault in Hol­ly­wood and to the oc­ca­sional show­ing on late-night tele­vi­sion.

By the time film­ing in New Mex­ico had con­cluded, many of mem­bers of the cast and crew had fallen in love with the state. Sach­son’s wife bought New Mex­ico art for their New York home. Peters’ wife DeDe showed a reporter her new bracelet. “I just can’t

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