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Honky Tonk (1941)

Passed  -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  1 October 1941 (USA)
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Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

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Elizabeth Cotton
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Judge Cotton
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'Gold Dust' Nelson
Marjorie Main ...
Mrs. Varner
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Brazos Hearn
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Daniel Wells
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The Sniper
Veda Ann Borg ...
Pearl
Douglas Wood ...
Governor Wilson
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Mrs. Wilson
Harry Worth ...
Harry Gates
Lew Harvey ...
Blackie
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Arthur Belasco ...
Pallbearer (scenes deleted)
Eddie Gribbon ...
Pallbearer (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

"Candy" Johnson, a great crook of the Wild West, decides to find a town where he could become a big boss. To achieve this, he will need to conceal his true identity and not only pretend to be an honest man, but lead the struggle against the corrupt sheriff. No one in town realizes that the anti-corruption hero is just a greater crook himself. And there is only one person who is stronger than Johnson - a girl he is in love with. Written by Alexey (Moscow)

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"Clark Gable kisses Lana Turner and it's screen history!" See more »


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1 October 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quiero a este hombre  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 8, 1946 with Lana Turner reprising her film role. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Cotton: Candy, do you kiss with your eyes opened or closed?
'Candy' Johnson: Open, Honey, I don't want to miss anything.
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Great cast makes it fun!
27 April 1999 | by (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

A very predictable script, but the screen team of Clark Gable and Lana Turner cannot be beat! Plus, the supporting cast is first-rate with Majorie Main, Frank Morgan and Claire Trevor.


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