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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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Dodge City (1939): An Errol Flynn Western

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 10, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The year is 1866. The Civil War is over and anyone with vision is moving west. One such outpost is Kansas where the railway is replacing the stagecoach. It’s a world of iron men and iron horses. Because a place like the notorious Dodge City is a “town that knew no ethics but cash and kil... Read full article


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


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Quotes from

Wade Hatton: You know, out here the trail boss has sometimes even got to take the law into his own hands.
Abbie Irving: Oh, yes, pioneering I believe you call it, don't you?


Wade Hatton: You are the most stubborn little female I've ever met in my life entirely. Can't you understand I'm doing this because I love you?
Abbie Irving: Well why didn't you...
Mrs. Irving: All right you two -- stop arguing!
Wade Hatton: Don't worry, Mrs. Irving, we've stopped! (Wade and Abbie kiss)


Wade Hatton: Is this showing proper respect for the law?
Abbie Irving: I never saw the law fall on its face before.
Wade Hatton: I didn't fall on my face!


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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.
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.
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