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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  26 March 1969 (USA)
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In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.

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McCullough is "passing through on my way to Australia" when he takes a job in a gold rush town. After a startling display of marksmanship he immediately arrests the youngest son of the evil landowner (Danby). A battle of hired guns begins as McCullough continues to tame the town and defeat the gunslingers with a combination of skill and wit. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Though not a sequel or related to the original story line, this movie was followed by Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971) with most of the cast intact playing similar characters. See more »

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When Prudy is grabbed in the butt by one of the fighters during the mud fight, you can see the exact same scene from a distance a few seconds before. The scene is used twice. See more »

Quotes

Joe Danby: Pa, you always told me there wasn't a jail been built that could hold a Danby.
Pa Danby: Well, now they've built one!
Joe Danby: Aww.
Pa Danby: You'll have to stay here for a couple of days.
Joe Danby: But we run this town.
Pa Danby: I gotta throw in with that sheriff that you don't exactly dazzle nobody with your intelligence.
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Rock of Ages
Lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Music by Thomas Hastings
Hummed by Joan Hackett
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a work of pure comic genius
26 September 2003 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Every actor perfectly cast, every line perfectly inflected, this was a work of pure comic genius that draws on all the stock cast of characters found in western novels and movies from the dawn of the genre. Great fun.


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