Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who tried to rob him. During his escape, Lewis stumbles on to the set of a Wild West movie and through mishap and chance becomes a star of Hollywood Westerns. Written by
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Jeff Bridges is Lewis Tater, the Iowa farm boy who blazed a trail across the barren wastes of Hollywood and Vine in MGM's comedy surprise "Hearts of the West."
Did You Know?
's character, "A.J. Nietz", is named after prolific western / "B" picture director Alan James
(real name Alvin J. Neitz), who started out in silent films and lasted through the talkie era, and who directed westerns with such stars as Ken Maynard
, Jack Hoxie
and Tim McCoy
, among others. See more
The road that the old jalopy travels is clearly a modern two-lane-wide paved blacktop, with sand barely covering the lane markers. See more
[after Lewis does the 'jumping on the horse' stunt
Those damn cowboys! I always said they were great, didn't I? I always said you can't beat 'em.
You always said you couldn't trust 'em.
Well, you misunderstood me.
All I Do Is Dream of You
Written by Nacio Herb Brown
and Arthur Freed See more