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

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Silver Screen Standards: Destry Rides Again (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 27, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silver Screen Standards: Destry Rides Again (1939) The Western was new territory for leading man James Stewart in 1939, when he starred in director George Marshall?s star-studded, action-packed take on the oater, Destry Rides Again, but the film would usher Stewart into a genre where he clearly f... Read full article


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


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The Honorable Hiram J. Sellers, Mayor: As the poet says, "Life is real, life is earnest and the goal is but the grave." Or words to that affect. It is my sorrowful duty to inform you that one of our fellow townsmen has just made that goal. Our esteemed sheriff, Joseph Bailey, is no longer with us. In the absence of other officials, and in the interest of law and order, and in accordance with ordinance number eight thousand and, ah, six-five-four, I must appoint a temporary successor. I have considered this matter seriously, and sought the advice of prominent citizens. I have decided to appoint a sheriff, a man who is not without experience as a peace officer. A man you all love and respect, Mr... ah, what's his name again?


Doc Curtis: Ever seen any spots before your eyes?
Tom Destry: Only when I play poker.
Doc Curtis: They're the worst kind.


Tom Destry: Aren't you afraid you'll catch cold?
Brandy: I needed some fresh air.
Tom Destry: You ought to get plenty of it in that outfit.


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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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Also directed by George Marshall




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Also released in 1954




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