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Destry Rides Again (1939)

Destry Rides Again
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7.7 IMDB rating
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James Stewart James Stewart
Tom Destry Jr.
Mischa Auer Mischa Auer
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Charles Winninger Charles Winninger
Washington Dimsdale
Allen Jenkins Allen Jenkins
Gyp Watson
Warren Hymer Warren Hymer
Bugs Watson
Irene Hervey Irene Hervey
Janice Tyndall


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Felix Jackson Felix Jackson
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Gertrude Purcell Gertrude Purcell
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Destry Rides Again

5 years, 10 months ago at Aug 27 21:06
More entertaining and interesting in theory than in practice, Destry Rides Again is one of those canonized classics that I possibly just don’t get. Perhaps I was expecting too much walking into this film, but I found its combination of western and comedy too broad. As a straight-up western, it’s fun and enjoyable with elements of comedy and farce spliced in at around. But it’s not the out-an... read more
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Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers. The mayor, who is in cahoots with Kent appoints the town drunk, Washington Dimsdale, as the new sheriff assuming that he'll be easy to control. But what the mayor doesn't know is that Dimsdale was a deputy under famous lawman, Tom Destry, and is able to call upon the equally formidable Tom Destry Jr to be his deputy.
Release date: 29 December 1939
UPC: 025192120923
Tags: Western (6), 1930s (5), 1939 (5), Murder (3), Comedy (3), Drama (3), Sheriff (3), Corruption (3), Remake (2), Judge (2), Jail (2), Usa (2), Gambling (2), Saloon (2), Carmen D'Antonio (1), Charles Winninger (1), Eviction (1), Dickie Jones (1), Mischa Auer (1), Black & White (1)
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"Directed by the largely forgotten George Marshall, 'Destry Rides Again' is a brilliantly fun comic Western packed with event. It boasts laughs, thrills, suspense, drama and even a couple of musical numbers among its numerous attractions. The film begins with the classic set-up of a couple of heels holding a whole town in their power, colluding to get the town drunk appointed as sheriff in the assumption he will be easy to control. Instead, the new sheriff calls on the son of legendry lawman and "


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