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Red Garters (1954)

 -  Musical | Western  -  12 April 1954 (UK)
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Reb Randall rides into town seeking the murderer of his brother, Rob Randall. Jason Carberry is the Mayor of the town.

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Complete credited cast:
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Calaveras Kate
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Jason Carberry
Guy Mitchell ...
Reb Randall
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Susan Martinez De La Cruz
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Rafael Moreno
Cass Daley ...
Minnie Redwing
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Billy Buckett
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Judge Wallace Winthrop
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Ginger Pete
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Dr. J. Pott Troy
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Sheila Winthrop
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A musical about a man, [START] Reb Randall [END], who rides into a frontier town looking for his brother's killer, but is surprised to find everyone in the town is celebrating his kin's death and, for that matter, gunplay in general. He eventually discovers the murderer and each man swears to shoot down the other in a gunfight. However, their girlfriends team up to put an end to the bloodshed. [EXPLANATION]Alfred Jingle got the wrong man! Written by Alfred Jingle

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12 April 1954 (UK)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Director George Marshall replaced Mitchell Leisen. See more »

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During a dance number Calaveras Kate pulls the gun out of the holster of Rafael Moreno and shoots at his feet to make him dance. Rafael raises his arms up level with his shoulders as he dances. However he begins to lift his arms immediately after Kate pulls the gun and before she begins to shoot. See more »

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Referenced in Place the Face: Episode dated 11 February 1954 (1954) See more »

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Vaquero!
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Guy Mitchell and chorus
Danced by Gene Barry, Joanne Gilbert, and chorus
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Fine Art
8 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You might like to see "Destry Rides Again" first to see a similar satire of a western in black-and-white with a more realistic feel. This movie is a scathing and witty attack on the macho western and on the Cold War.

But if you are not interested in seeing what can be done with color, sets and costumes if one ignores realism, don't bother. The movie is an experiment in kinetic art and is fascinating for those who want to see what can be done with color, costumes and sets.

Again, the production numbers are fascinating if one wants to see how one can fill the screen with moving colors.

Part of the comedy comes from the fact that the movie is the reverse of The Taming of the Shrew. It is the Taming of the Macho Fool.


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