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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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Jug May
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Jenny
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Goldie
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Col. Ames
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Ez
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Doc Schultz
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Mrs. Perkins
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Bud Barton
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McLaglen
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Morris
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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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In the bar fight, Patience sees Latigo lying face-down on the floor with nobody near him. In the close-up, Latigo's lying face-up with his head on the leg of another unconscious cowboy. See more »

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Taylor Barton: [Upon seeing Lat Smith and Jug] Young man, about that job I want you to do...
Latigo: [Annoyed] I told you not to bother me, mister.
Jug: [Eagerly] The man said something about a job!
Latigo: I don't like work. It tires me out.
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funny send-up
4 July 2001 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

Not a sequel,but a companion piece to Support Your Local Sheriff,and a very funny spoof in it's own right.The cast underplayed it beautifully(not like todays hit you over the head variety).A special mention to Jack Elam,who had me in stitches.He was the master of the false bravado.Oldtime western fans will love it.


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