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The Second Time Around (1961)

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In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.

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Lucretia 'Lu' Rogers
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Dan Jones
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Pat Collins
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Rena Mitchell
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Aggie Gates
Ken Scott ...
Sheriff Burns
Isobel Elsom ...
Mrs. Rogers
Rodolfo Acosta ...
Rodriguez (as Rudolph Acosta)
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Tom Greenway ...
Deputy Shack
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Mrs. Trask
Marie Blake ...
Mrs. Vera Collins (as Blossom Rock)
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In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.

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She's tangling with he-men who want to stay free-men... And showing you what a gal's gotta do to get a guy to say "I do"! See more »

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22 December 1961 (USA)  »

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Sheriff John Yoss: Before we head south we're going to play a round of stud to see who escorts the gal. Like to take a hand?
Dan Jones: No thanks, I'm a gambler, not a wrangler.
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Finally, a good vehicle for Debbie Reynolds...
15 January 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Film buffs love to say Debbie Reynolds is 'underrated' as an actress--but most of her fluffy output from the 1960s look suspiciously like Doris Day cast-offs. Finally, in "The Second Time Around", she gets a sparkling comedy, a disarming concoction with Reynolds in good form as a widowed mother of two who relocates to Arizona in search of work and ends up the new mayor of a tumbleweed town. Sharp script, colorful supporting work from Andy Griffith, Thelma Ritter, Juliet Prowse and the reliable Steve Forrest, and a fine sense of atmosphere and nuance makes this one of Debbie's best comic vehicles. *** from ****


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