Ruby Jean and Joe


2h 1996

Brief Synopsis

An aging rodeo performer picks up a young black girl hitchhiking through the backroads of the Southwest. During their time together, they form a strong friendship. Although they have to confront the disapproving eyes of those around them, their unique relationship changes each other's lives forever.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Digital Sound & Pictures; F Stop Inc; Home On The Range; In Frame Inc; Panavision, Ltd.; R C Baral & Company Inc.; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
Republic Pictures Productions
Location
Arizona, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

An aging rodeo performer picks up a young black girl hitchhiking through the backroads of the Southwest. During their time together, they form a strong friendship. Although they have to confront the disapproving eyes of those around them, their unique relationship changes each other's lives forever.

Crew

Jack Anderson

Steadicam Operator

Jeremy Arnold

Production Assistant

Lynn Ashby

Other

Thomas Barnouw

Electrician

James Lee Barrett

Screenwriter

Raymond E Batchelor

Assistant Director

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music

Kona Bentley

Makeup

Lon Bentley

Makeup

Cydney Bernard

Unit Production Manager

Walter Berner

Production Designer

Sue Bishop

Other

Elliot Blake

Visual Effects

Jo Blu

Song Performer

Jeffrey J Boggs

Production Assistant

Tim Boggs

Adr Supervisor

Junior Boths

Song

Karina Brewin

Assistant

Ellen Brodax

Assistant

Buster Brown

Wrangler

Michael Brown

Camera

Scott Browner

Steadicam Operator

Robert Cairns

Music Producer

David Campling

Editor

Patricia Campling

Assistant Editor

Charlie Carpenter

Other

Eric Carter

Electrician

James L Carter

Director Of Photography

David Chambers

Stand-In

Donna Cipriani

Production Accountant

Shane Clark

Set Production Assistant

Clint Cline

Stunts

Mark Cohen

Production Assistant

Bradley Combs

Craft Service

Benjamin Cook

Foley Editor

Louis Creveling

Dialogue Editor

Alex Cruz

Dolly Grip

Johnny Cymball

Song

Sammy Daniels

Song Performer

Milo Dewitt

Stunts

Glen Dietel

Assistant Camera Operator

Doug Dole

Dolly Grip

Edie Douglass

Props

William D Doyle

Other

Susanne Dubarry

Song

Diane Durant

Script Supervisor

Lori Eskowitz-carter

Assistant Costume Designer

Dave Fese

Other

Robert Fielder

Production Assistant

Robert G Forrest

Key Grip

Gary Friedman

Dialogue Editor

Tracey Galligan

Production Assistant

Mark Gantt

Other

Sean Garnhart

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jerry Gatlin

Stunts

Patrick Giraudi

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Goulin

Foley Editor

Stephen Graziano

Music

David Grimaldi

Sound Effects Editor

Gregory Hainer

Sound Effects Editor

Catherine Harper

Foley Artist

George W Hatfield

On-Set Dresser

Christopher Hayes

Lead Set Dresser

Siobhan Hegarty

Assistant Production Accountant

Javier M Hernandez

Boom Operator

Doug Holgate

Camera Assistant

Frederick Howard

Sound Effects Editor

Shawn Howell

Stunts

Kevin Hughes

Property Master

Steve Hurson

Assistant Camera Operator

Eugene Husted

Medic

Joe Innocenzi

Other

Lorrie Jackson

Stand-In

Steve Jaszkowiak

Foley Mixer

Peter Jensen

Steadicam Operator

Kelvin Jones

Photography

Steve Jones

Song

Allan Joseph

Other

Denny Kasunic

Other

Jim Blain Kenney

Stunts

Patti Kent

Line Producer

Ossama Khuluki

Foley Artist

Kely Glenn Kimbro

Location Assistant

Tim King

Post-Production Supervisor

Kevin Larosa

Helicopter Pilot

Michael Latino

Assistant Camera Operator

Tony Lee

Casting Associate

Steffani Lincecum

Assistant Costume Designer

Paul Longstaffe

Dialogue Editor

David Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Derek Marcil

Adr Mixer

Jeff Martin

Wrangler

Matt Martin

Wrangler

Matt Marx

Assistant Production Coordinator

Darcy Mason

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Delline Mason

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kenny Mason

Transportation Coordinator

Liz Matthews

Other

Mike Matthews

Other

Karon May

Script Supervisor

Gary Mcdaniel

Stunts

John Mcgill

Electrician

Bud Mcguire

Song

Janice Cantin Mcneal

Construction Coordinator

Florence-isabelle Megginson

Costume Designer

David Melhase

Sound Effects Editor

Beth Melnick

Location Scout

Mike Milliken

Color Timer

Henry Minski

Assistant Camera Operator

Ron Mitchell

Other

Chris Morley

Gaffer

Robert Morton

Transportation Captain

Donald R. Mosley

Best Boy

Steve Mounger

Grip

David Muntz

Assistant

Sally Nicolaou

Set Decorator

Cynthia Nicolella

Post-Production Coordinator

Katie Nilson

Rigging Gaffer

John Nuler

Steadicam Operator

Brian Oliver

Other

Brian Oliver

Other

Teri Orsburn

Production Assistant

James G Paulsen

Assistant

Peter Pearce

Grip

William R Peck

Other

Carl Perkins

Music

Noel Phillips

Wrangler

Suzi Pilch

Song Performer

Theo Pingarelli

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Plunkett

Song

Keith Popely

Production Assistant

Mark Powers

Scenic Artist

Spencer Proffer

Music Producer

Spencer Proffer

Song

Andrea Reed-elmore

Casting Associate

Robi Reed-humes

Casting

Michael Joseph Reyes

Electrician

Kathryn Riccio

Production Coordinator

John Ross

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Randall Rowlett

Electrician

Stacey Rubine

Stand-In

Daniel Russ

Visual Effects

Patrick Ryco

Other

Lisa Sanders

Location Manager

Michael Saterlie

Photography

Kim Scharnberg

Original Music

Richard Schexnayder

Sound Mixer

Ron Schlaeger

Assistant Camera Operator

Jason Schmid

Sound Effects Editor

Ben R Scott

Stunts

Walter Scott

Stunt Coordinator

Peter Sebring

Other

Tom Selleck

Executive Producer

Leann Shelley

Other

Walter Shenson

Producer

Gary Shuckehosse

Other

Adam Sklena

Assistant Camera Operator

William Smallwood

Other

Mark Sondag

Electrician

Leo Stefanos

Other

Christina Streight

Scenic Artist

Cid Swank

Unit Publicist

Ken Sylvester

Electrician

Greg Tacker

Other

Jon Scott Tatum

On-Set Dresser

Bob Towne

Other

Chris Tufty

Steadicam Operator

Maliz Van Defriess

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeff Vaughn

Other

Faith Vecchio

Hair Stylist

James Velasquez

Production Assistant

Richard Wagner

Music

Lynny Warner

On-Set Dresser

Paul David Wells

Song

Beth Wilkerson

Wrangler

Byron Wilkerson

Stunts

Byron Wilkerson

Wrangler

Keith Wilkerson

Wrangler

James A Williams

Assistant Editor

Bee Bee Wilson

Song Performer

Scott Wolf

Sound Supervisor

David Wright

On-Set Dresser

Darlene Wyatt

Casting (Arizona)

Michael Zimbrich

Assistant Director

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Digital Sound & Pictures; F Stop Inc; Home On The Range; In Frame Inc; Panavision, Ltd.; R C Baral & Company Inc.; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
Republic Pictures Productions
Location
Arizona, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video December 17, 1996

Aired in United States August 11, 1996

Aired in United States March 1996

Shown at Santa Barbara Film Festival (A Salute to Tom Selleck) March 8-17, 1996.

Began shooting February 27, 1995.

Completed shooting March 24, 1995.

Actor Ben Johnson died April 8, 1996.