Top: Pat Buttram in Twilight of Honor
Bottom: Nick Adams killing Pat Buttram in Twilight of Honor

Pat Buttram (1915 - 1994)

Film Deaths: Edit

  • Twilight of Honor (The Charge Is Murder) (1963) [Cole Clinton]: Beaten to death with a gun-butt during a struggle with Nick Adams, after Pat pulls out the gun when Nick catches him in bed with Joey Heatherton. Pat's death is depicted differently in two flashbacks: First when Joey describes the murder as a cold-blooded robbery, and again when Nick confesses on the stand in court.
  • The Fox and the Hound (1981; animated) [Chief]: Providing the voice of a dog, he is hit by a train while chasing Tod (voiced by Mickey Rooney).

Television Death: Edit

  • The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: Lonely Place (1964) [Emery]: Fatally stabbed in the back by his wife (Teresa Wright) when he admits to her that he heard the psychopathic Bruce Dern tormenting her and pretended to sleep through it.

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