As Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns, Stewart is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive French (Dietrich), an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart. Packed with unforgettable performances, snappy dialogue and rousing tunes, Destry rides again is a true favorite which set the standard for all western comedies to come.

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Destry Rides Again (1939)

Western/Comedy · 1h 34m · 12/29/1939

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THE GREATEST CAST EVER CORRALLED for a frontier drama like you've NEVER seen in all your born days!

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As Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns, Stewart is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive French (Dietrich), an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart. Packed with unforgettable performances, snappy dialogue and rousing tunes, Destry rides again is a true favorite which set the standard for all western comedies to come.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Universal Pictures

Revenue

$345,000
Part Of
Cast
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Marlene Dietrich

Frenchy
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James Stewart

Thomas Jefferson 'Tom' Destry Jr.
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Mischa Auer

Boris Stavrogin
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Charles Winninger

Washington Dimsdale
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Brian Donlevy

Kent
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Allen Jenkins

Gyp Watson
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Warren Hymer

Bugs Watson
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Irene Hervey

Janice Tyndall
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Una Merkel

Lily Belle
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Billy Gilbert

Loupgerou
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Samuel S. Hinds

Judge / Mayor Hiram J. Slade
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Jack Carson

Jack Tyndall
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Tom Fadden

Lem Claggett
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Virginia Brissac

Sophie Claggett
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Edmund MacDonald

Rockwell (as Edmund Macdonald)
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Joe King

Sheriff Keogh
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Dickie Jones

Eli Whitney - Claggett Boy
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Ann E. Todd

Claggett Girl (as Ann Todd)
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Lillian Yarbo

Clara
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Richard Alexander

Cowboy (uncredited)
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Silver Tip Baker

Barfly (uncredited)
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Chief John Big Tree

Indian in Saloon (uncredited)
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Billy Bletcher

Pianist (uncredited)
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Loren Brown

Juggler (uncredited)
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Ralph Bucko

Barfly (uncredited)
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Roy Bucko

Barfly (uncredited)
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George Chesebro

Barfly (uncredited)
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Dora Clement

Woman (uncredited)
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Bill Cody Jr.

Townsboy Telling Wash of Destry's Arrival (uncredited)
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Spade Cooley

Fiddle Player (uncredited)
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Harry Cording

Creepy - Lends Tom Guns (uncredited)
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Carmen D'Antonio

Dancer (uncredited)
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Harold DeGarro

Juggler (uncredited)
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O.K. Ford

Barfly (uncredited)
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Sam Garrett

Rider / Roper (uncredited)
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William Gillis

Barfly (uncredited)
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Lloyd Ingraham

Express Agent with Box of Rabbits (uncredited)
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Marjorie Kane

Saloon Floozie (uncredited)
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Harley Luse

Accordion Player (uncredited)
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Cactus Mack

Musician (uncredited)
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Frank McCarroll

Barfly (uncredited)
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Bud McClure

Stage Driver (uncredited)
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Merrill McCormick

Townsman (uncredited)
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Philo McCullough

Bartender (uncredited)
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Robert McKenzie

Doctor (uncredited)
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Charles Murphy

Townsman (uncredited)
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Mary Shannon

Woman on Street (uncredited)
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Rudy Sooter

Bass Player (uncredited)
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Betta St. John

Singing Girl in Wagon (uncredited)
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William Steele

Cowboy (uncredited)
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Leo Sulky

Bartender (uncredited)
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Al Taylor

Townsman (uncredited)
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Harry Tenbrook

Stage Shotgun Rider (uncredited)
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Jack Tornek

Barfly (uncredited)
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Minerva Urecal

Mrs. DeWitt (uncredited)
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Leslie Vincent

(uncredited) (unconfirmed)
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Hank West

Musician (uncredited)
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Dan White

Barfly (uncredited)
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Blackie Whiteford

Juror (uncredited)
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Alex Woloshin

Assistant Bartender (uncredited)
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Duke York

Townsman (uncredited)
Crew
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George Marshall

Director
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Felix Jackson

Writer
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Gertrude Purcell

Writer
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Henry Myers

Writer
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Max Brand

Writer
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Hal Mohr

Cinematograpy
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Frank Skinner

Music
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Destry Rides Again

(DVD)

5/6/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Destry Rides Again

(DVD, THINpak)

5/6/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Destry Rides Again

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

4/14/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Destry Rides Again

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/14/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Destry Rides Again

(DVD)

3/6/2012

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