Destry Rides Again (1939)

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Deputy sheriff Destry tames the town of Bottle Neck, including saloon singer Frenchy.


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  • Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart in Destry Rides Again (1939)
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  • Marlene Dietrich in Destry Rides Again (1939)
  • Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart in Destry Rides Again (1939)
  • James Stewart in Destry Rides Again (1939)
  • Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart in Destry Rides Again (1939)

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29 June 2003 | olds2347
Movies just don't get any better
This movies had three strikes against it at Oscar time. 1)It was made in 1939 arguably the single year when more great films came out than any other year, 2) It was a western(no western had won best picture since "Cimaron" and would not again until "Dances With Wolves"and 3) It was a comedy and movie fans know how well comedy movies do at Oscar time. I know people who simply will not watch a black and white film or an old movie. Well, in my opinion, this movie has a story that is thoroughly enjoyable and stands up well even today. It has an excellent cast not only in the lead roles but also in the supporting cast. So, anyone who might not watch this film because it is not color is cheating themselves of an enjoyable film. And for any who just don't watch a film just because it is old, may I suggest that if you haven't seen a movie it is new for you. As for myself, I just did not endorse this film, but I put my money where my mouth is and forked over the greenbacks not once but twice. I got the film on VHS, and enjoyed it thoroughly. Upon finding it newly released on DVD, I got it again. The picture quality in the DVD is great. I'm a little surprised that there were no special feature extras included since these kind of bonuses are so common with DVD releases. But I suppose that would be like criticising a painting because of a lack of a fancy frame. This film certainly deserved to sweep the Oscars, and probably would have in a different year. 'Nuff sed.

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