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Destry Rides Again - The Criterion Collection

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Released: 18th May 2020. James Stewart stars in this classic Western from director George Marshall. The son of a famous lawman, young Tom Destry (Stewart) is considered something of a joke when he takes up the position of deputy in the lawless town of Bottle Neck. Destry refuses to carry a gun and prefers a glass of milk to alcohol, which hardly makes him a match for gunslinging saloon owner Kent (Brian Donlevy), the real power behind the town. However, with the aid of drunken sheriff Dimmsdale (Charles Winninger), the soft-spoken Destry sets about cleaning up Bottle Neck in his own inimitable manner, winning the admiration of Kent's singer girlfriend, Frenchy (Marlene Dietrich), along the way.

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  • Details

    Released:
    18th May 2020
    Category:
    Western
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5050629864038
  • Description

    James Stewart stars in this classic Western from director George Marshall. The son of a famous lawman, young Tom Destry (Stewart) is considered something of a joke when he takes up the position of deputy in the lawless town of Bottle Neck. Destry refuses to carry a gun and prefers a glass of milk to alcohol, which hardly makes him a match for gunslinging saloon owner Kent (Brian Donlevy), the real power behind the town. However, with the aid of drunken sheriff Dimmsdale (Charles Winninger), the soft-spoken Destry sets about cleaning up Bottle Neck in his own inimitable manner, winning the admiration of Kent's singer girlfriend, Frenchy (Marlene Dietrich), along the way.
    Region Code:
    Region B
    Duration:
    94 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Interactive Menu, Interviews: Imogen Sara Smith (critic), Donald Dewey (author), Video essay, Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of the film from 1945, An essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme
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