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Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

G  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Western  |  3 June 1971 (West Germany)
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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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Marie Windsor replaced Marilyn Maxwell as "Goldie". See more »

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The first time that Latigo places a bet on the roulette table, the dealer calls for the saloon owner, who pours himself a glass of Cutty Sark whiskey before agreeing to cover the bet. The film takes place in frontier-era Colorado in the late 1800's. However, Cutty Sark whiskey wasn't introduced until 1923. See more »

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Doc Schultz: Patience, you got to stop shooting at people. You know something? If you wasn't such a terrible shot, there wouldn't be a young man alive in all of Purgatory. I heard you shot at Elmer Price in the lobby of the hotel yesterday evening.
Patience: Well, he asked me to marry him!
Doc Schultz: You think that's reason enough to shoot at a man?
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Sunday Morning Western Comedy
3 December 2006 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

This is a comedy western movie but it is a different one because there is not much fight or gunfight in it. This is very sympathetic movie also funny in some scenes.

Our hero is a new yorker guy that steals women money with charming them. He comes to west city but he doesn't like the west and the guns, horses and etc. People in this city thinks he is a hired famous gunman, he uses this identity. This is the general subject of the movie.

Acting is good for a comedy movie, there is also romance and this is a plus for this one. I liked this movie and enjoyed when watching but if you look for a classic movie don't look at this one. I watched this one at a Sunday morning.


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