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Northwest Mounted Police (1940) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, William LeBaron and William H. Pine.

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Dusty Rivers: I was pinned under a log so tight I was breathin' on the installment plan.


Ronnie Logan: [Lovesick mountie Ronnie Logan falls hard for femme fatale Louvette Corbeau, who is secretly in league with the revolutionaries] You're the sweetest poison that ever got into a man's blood. I love you. I *want* you! Listen, you little wildcat, you're the only real thing that's ever happened to me. A nobody... nothing... could ever make me let go of you!
Louvette Corbeau: Oh, I love you so terrible bad I feel good! My heart sings like a bird!


Dusty Rivers: Down where I come from we don't jump to conclusions. It's liable to be a feller's last jump.


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Gatling Guns really were used at Fish Creek, Cutknife Hill and Batoche during the rebellion on which this story is very loosely based. But the federal government were trying them out "on approval". One gun's operator was a Gatling company agent, and also a captain of the Connecticut National Guard.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 13, 1942 with Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard and Preston Foster reprising their film roles.
Joel McCrea was originally cast as Dusty Rivers, the part played by Gary Cooper.
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