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In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government ... See full summary »
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Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers. Written by
George Marshall knew how to blend humor with drama, Destry Rides Again is a proof of that. In Texas which was made two years later he did it again. In this entertaining western which did not age you can see a fantastic comic fight between Holden and Dutch Henry that will make anyone laugh. There is a great performance of Edgar Buchanan as Doc Thorpe, a dentist who is comic and seems harmless, and comes out incredibly well in a musical number "Buffalo Girls". It is a pleasure to see a young Claire Trevor an actress which I was more familiar when she was older. Also a young Glenn Ford already showing the qualities that would make him a great star. But the main character is really Holden with a magnificent performance as a man who has trouble in making the right moral choices. A must for those who enjoy westerns.
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