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Pardners (1956)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  1 August 1956 (USA)
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A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.

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Cast

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Lori Nelson ...
Jeff Morrow ...
Jackie Loughery ...
John Baragrey ...
Dan Hollis / Sam Hollis
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Mrs. Matilda Kingsley
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Whitey (as Lon Chaney)
Milton Frome ...
Hawkins, the Butler
Richard Aherne ...
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Gus
Stuart Randall ...
Carol's Cowhand
Scott Douglas ...
Salvin
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Pete
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Shorty
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Storyline

Martin and Lewis are sons of former ranch partners. Lewis, raised by his millionaire mother, follows visiting Martin back to the old West to learn how to be a cowboy. The ranch where Martin is foreman is in financial trouble, and with Lewis's unorthodox help, the good guys win out. Written by Ray Hamel <hamel@primate.wisc.edu>

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You'll Ride With 'Em! Shoot With 'Em! Laugh With 'Em! In The Biggest Bestest Funniest Most Musical Western Yet! (original poster) See more »

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Comedy | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 August 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Rei do Laço  »

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(Perspecta Sound encoding) (Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

As Dean rescues Jerry in the doorway of the train after it leaves New York, cars from the 1950s, not 1910, are visible in the rail yard in the stock footage background. See more »

Quotes

Slim Mosely Jr.: [waiting with Carol to meet Mrs. Kingsley] Oh, don't worry - I'll make a good impression.
Slim Mosely Jr.: [he sits on an old chair and in collapses just as Matilda comes into the room screaming in horror] My antique chair!
Slim Mosely Jr.: [relieved] Well, I'm glad it was only an old one.
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Referenced in Martin and Lewis (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Pardners
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
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User Reviews

Jerry and Dean are doing things!
13 July 2002 | by (Lansing, Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is a great Martin and Lewis Comedy from 1956, which is the same year that they broke up as a Comedic Duo, and this film "Pardners," was the second to their last that was made. Jerry's father and Dean's father were the best of friends, and died together in the hopes of saving their land. And of course, the story picks up with the children fully grown and ready to go back get some justice in the western town in which they were both born. Dean has some great singing numbers in this film, and Jerry's special brand of physical comedy is very effective in a number of saloon fight scenes. A very entertaining comedy!


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