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The Second Time Around (1961)

Not Rated | | Family, Western | 22 December 1961 (USA)
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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Aggie Gates
Ken Scott ...
Isobel Elsom ...
Mrs. Rogers
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Rodriguez (as Rudolph Acosta)
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Bonner
Tom Greenway ...
Deputy Shack
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Mrs. Trask
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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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Debbie's on the wackiest husband-hunt that ever sent he-men running for cover! See more »

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Family | Western

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22 December 1961 (USA)  »

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La farfelue de l'Arizona  »

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Dan Jones: Rena, the bond between the sheriff and me is the strongest bond possible between two people.
Rena Mitchell: What's that?
Dan Jones: Money, my love.
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Finally, a good vehicle for Debbie Reynolds...
15 January 2006 | by 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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