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.
The female character in Blazing Saddles makes so much more sense after seeing Marlene Dietrich's character in this film.
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.
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This movie ranks #17 in BFI's 100 Westerns
This movie ranks #41 in IMDb's Western Top 50
This movie ranks #120 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #192 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #209 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #211 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
This movie ranks #216 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
This movie ranks #1061 in Doubling the Canon
This movie ranks #1230 in The Criterion Collection