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Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.

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James Garner plays a ladies' man who ends up on the run from a conquest. He has an embarrassing problem that requires a doctor, but that is not immediately disclosed. He and a town barsweep form a plot to impersonate a well known gunfighter so that Garner can pay off his debts and skip town before the soon to come arrival of the real gunfighter. The cast is almost identical to Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) and the humor is similar. Typical: "You hit him from behind!" Garner: "Just as hard as I could!" Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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The story of a man who took the law into his own finger!


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Opening credits: All events, characters, firms and institutions in this photoplay are fictional and any similarity to any persons living or dead or to any actual events, firms and institutions is coincidental and unintentional. See more »

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When the miner shoots his rifle down at the feet of Latigo Smith, he is clearly aiming about 10-15 feet to the left of where the bullet hits the ground. See more »

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Col. Ames: We share the same ancestors as far back as Adam and Eve. I desire no closer relation than that.
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Rib-tickling.
19 March 2001 | by (Yukon, OK) – See all my reviews

Garner's wonderful in this spoof, which is a follow-up to SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF. Still, this film has more than enough merits of its own. The humor after all these years still holds up, & it's one that needs to be viewed again & again. It's as fresh now as it was then.


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