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.
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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?
Hearts of the West was one of the last features to be filmed on lot 2 MGM soon after this movie that property was sold and homes were built where all those sets used to be. See more
While directing the fistfight scene in the desert. The director walks back and forth in front of the camera. Even at one point stopping right in front of the camera. Thereby ruining a lot of the shoot. This may have been meant to show what a bad director he is. See more
It's just like back at home. Every time we have soup for supper, I get a peppercorn in the first swallow!
The film opens with the 1930's MGM logo. See more
References Anna Christie
Red River Valley
Arranged by Ken Lauber See more