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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: Get your dumb thumb out of my eye!
Melody Jones: I was just trying to see if you was dead.
George Fury: Well, I ain't! And I don't like someone trying to gouge my eye out.


Melody Jones: Pa gave me a piece of advice that ain't never failed me yet. Son, he says, if you ever fool around with a woman, always hide a dollar in the toe of your boot and you'll come out a dollar to the good. That is, Pa says, if you keep your boots on.


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


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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.
"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.
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