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Dodge City (1939) was a Western - Romance Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Robert Lord.

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Watching 1939: Dodge City (1939)

on May 24, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DODGE CITY (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Feb 6, 2018 From Virtual Virago

Michael Curtiz directs Errol Flynn in Dodge City (1939), the first of the swashbuckling star's forays into Western territory, with frequent costars Olivia de Havilland and Alan Hale along for the action, as well. Briskly paced and packed with excitement, Dodge City forgoes elegaic musings on the clo... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DODGE CITY (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Feb 6, 2018 From Virtual Virago

Michael Curtiz directs Errol Flynn in Dodge City (1939), the first of the swashbuckling star's forays into Western territory, with frequent costars Olivia de Havilland and Alan Hale along for the action, as well. Briskly paced and packed with excitement, Dodge City forgoes elegaic musings on the clo... Read full article


Fridays With Errol Flynn: Dodge City (1939)

on Mar 4, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

The Western isn’t my go-to genre, but I have been surprised by a few in my film reviewing career as I was with Dodge City, recently released on Blu-ray through Warner Home Entertainment. A take on the Wyatt Earp story, director Michael Curtiz takes the basic tenets of the Western and uses it t... Read full article


Fridays With Errol Flynn: Dodge City (1939)

on Mar 4, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

The Western isn’t my go-to genre, but I have been surprised by a few in my film reviewing career as I was with Dodge City, recently released on Blu-ray through Warner Home Entertainment. A take on the Wyatt Earp story, director Michael Curtiz takes the basic tenets of the Western and uses it t... Read full article


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Abbie Irving: Is there anything else you'd like to know Mr. Hatton?
Wade Hatton: Yes. What do the Doctor and Mrs. Irving think about it?
Abbie Irving: Well, they made the same stupid obections that you're making mentally now -- but when I decide on a thing i usually manage to carry it through.
Wade Hatton: Yes, I've noticed that.


Wade Hatton: Of course you realize that people in general are inclined to think that a newspaper office is an odd place for a charming young lady like you to be working, don't you?
Abbie Irving: And are you the delegation sent to tell me that?
Wade Hatton: No, no, no... I just stop trouble around here. I don't start it!


Wade Hatton: Here, may I take that? It looks heavy for you.
Abbie Irving: No thank you. I can manage it.
Wade Hatton: Oh, I'm sure you can manage a bigger one than that -- in each hand, if you wanted to -- but why should you?


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Facts about

The fifth of nine movies made together by Warner Brothers' romantic couple Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn.
Country rock band Pure Prairie League, who had a mid '70s hit called "Amie" and later employed future country star Vince Gill as lead singer for hits like "Let Me Love You Tonight" and "I'm Almost Ready," took their name from a temperance union portrayed in this film.
The man Errol Flynn throws through the window of the barbershop was none other than his pal and long-time drinking companion, stuntman Buster Wiles.
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