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Destry (1954) was a Western Film directed by George Marshall and produced by Stanley Rubin.

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REEL INFATUATION BLOGATHON: Audie Murphy as Tom Destry, 1954

on Jun 7, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Maedez of Font and Frock and Ruth of Silver Screenings are once again hosting their popular Reel Infatuation Blogathon on June 7th - 9th. It's all about those oh-so-crushable characters. Audie Murphy The hubby strolled into the room while I was watching Destry. "What are you watching?" (... Read full article


Great Films of 1939: “Destry Rides Again” February 13 at Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 10, 2016 From Classic Movie Man

Great Films of 1939: “Destry Rides Again” February 13 at Daystar Center Great films of 1939: Destry Rides Again Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Chicago, IL When: February 13, 2016 Time: 6:45 p.m. Hosted by Stephen Reginald Movie Destiny Destry Ri... Read full article


CMBA Fabulous Films of the 30s blogathon: Destry Rides Again (1939)

By Caftan Woman on Apr 28, 2015 From Caftan Woman

The Classic Movie Blog Association spring blogathon, The Fabulous Films of the 30s is underway. The classic movies lauded are a perfect compliment to this fresh time of year. "Jimmy Stewart in a western - who knew?" was the reaction of my youngest sister when I showed her 1950s Winchester '73 in... Read full article


James Stewart Blogathon: DESTRY RIDES AGAIN (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 13, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the James Stewart Blogathon hosted by the Classic Film & TV Cafe. You can view the complete blogathon schedule here. If we come to Jimmy Stewart as a Western star looking back from the present, we peer through a history that makes his appearance in the genre seem obvious... Read full article


James Stewart Blogathon: DESTRY RIDES AGAIN (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 13, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the James Stewart Blogathon hosted by the Classic Film & TV Cafe. You can view the complete blogathon schedule here. If we come to Jimmy Stewart as a Western star looking back from the present, we peer through a history that makes his appearance in the genre seem obvious... Read full article


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Quotes from

Tom Destry: What about the Doc? Is he any good?
Reginald T. 'Rags' Barnaby: I had a dog once. He got all swelled up. Doc wanted to operate. The next day I had six of the prettiest puppies you've ever seen.


Phil Decker: The only law I believe in is the law of self-preservation.


[last lines]
Tom Destry: Which reminds me of a book I read once. It was all about a fellow and a girl - they had the doggonedest time gettin' together. Oh, it wasn't her fault. It wasn't exactly his fault, either. It was just a whole lot of mix-ups kept 'em apart. One day, this fella...
Martha Phillips: You know something? You read too many books!
[they embrace]
Tom Destry: Yeah. But there comes a time when a fella just has to stop readin' so much.


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Facts about

Director George Marshall's remake of his own film Destry Rides Again which starred James Stewart.
Audie Murphy acted with Alan Hale Jr. in this film. Hale would go on to be Skipper in Gilligan's Island. Murphy made Ride Clear of Diablo with Russell Johnson, who played "The Professor" on "Gilligan's Island".
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