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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) was a Comedy - Western Film directed by Burt Kennedy and produced by William Bowers and Bill Finnegan.

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on Feb 13, 2019 From Caftan Woman

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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

By Lindsey on Mar 5, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969): 3/5 Support Your Local Sheriff! is a bit out of my film comfort zone. I’ve watched quite a few westerns, but it’s far from my favorite genre and I don’t watch them very frequently. So I decided to watch this on a bit of a whim. It was taped as a ... Read full article

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Jake: You want me to tell Joe Danby that he's under arrest for murder? What're you gonna do after he kills me?
Jason McCullough: Then I'll arrest him for both murders.

Joe Danby: [about his father] He's got a heart as big as the whole outdoors, but he don't have one brain in his poor old head.

[Jake comes in the sheriff's office]
Pa Danby: What's he supposed to be?
Jason McCullough: Well, that's my deputy.
Pa Danby: Why last week he was shovelin' horse... he was workin' in the stable.
Jason McCullough: Well, he's been promoted.

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The film's title is a parody of a bumper sticker popular around the time it was made, "Support Your Local Police" part of the "law-and-order" movement led by such politicians as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George Wallace.
Walter Brennan's part is a spoof of his part in My Darling Clementine, in which he is head of the Clanton clan.
Though not a sequel or related to the original story line, this movie was followed by Support Your Local Gunfighter with most of the cast intact playing similar characters.
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