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Along Came Jones (1945) was a Western - Romance Film directed by Stuart Heisler and produced by Gary Cooper and Walter Thompson.

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Along Came Jones (1945, Stuart Heisler)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 22, 2016 From The Stop Button

Along Came Jones gets by on its gimmick and its charm–it’s got a lot of charm, both from the cast and Nunnally Johnson’s screenplay, which is good as director Heisler doesn’t bring any. Jones is a lower budget Western, lots of rear screen projection, lots of boring setups fro... Read full article

Along Came Jones (1945)

By Angela on Aug 27, 2012 From Hollywood Revue

When Melody Jones (Gary Cooper) and his friend George Fury (William Demarest) ride into the town of Payneville, Melody is confused and kind of amused when everyone in town seems to be afraid of him.? Melody’s a completely harmless guy, so imagine his surprise when Cherry de Longpre (Loretta Yo... Read full article

Along Came Jones(1945).

By Dawn Sample on Aug 26, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Along Came Jones(1945). Gary Copper, Lorettea Young, William Demarest and Dan Duryea. The movie was adapted by Nunnally Johnson, from the novel Useless Cowboy, by Alan Le May. Directed by Stuart Heisler. When wounded during a stage robbery, masked bandit Monte Jarrad, drops a rifle engraved with hi... Read full article

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George Fury: You always want to shoot them in their right eye. It spoils their aim.

George Fury: Look Melody, you couldn't hit the hind end of your horse with a handful of buckshot and you know it. And you ain't a gunfighter, that's all. You ain't even a good shot. You're just a plain no good bronc stomper that's been hit in the seat of the pants so many times....

Melody Jones: If there's anything in the world I like, it's getting saved from being shot.

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 10, 1945 with Gary Cooper and William Demarest reprising their film roles.
Loretta Young was pregnant with her son Christopher Lewis during shooting and was told by her doctor to take it easy because of all the horseback riding she had to do during filming.
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