Destry Rides Again (1939)
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Wonderfully entertaining movie with surprisingly good chemistry between Jimmy Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. Witty script almost makes it a screwball comedy-western.
From the IMDb Trivia:
James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich had an affair which lasted for the duration of filming. She later claimed that she had to have an abortion after Stewart made her pregnant.
The chemistry is certainly palpable on the screen.
The female character in Blazing Saddles makes so much more sense after seeing Marlene Dietrich's character in this film.
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This movie ranks #17 in 100 Westerns (BFI Screen Guide)
This movie ranks #44 in IMDb's Western Top 50
This movie ranks #125 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #192 in National Film Registry
This movie ranks #209 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #212 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
This movie ranks #223 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
This movie ranks #1180 in Doubling the Canon