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The Groom Wore Spurs (1951)

An attorney is hired to keep a dumb cowboy out of trouble.

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Richard Whorf

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Robert Libott (screenplay), Frank Burt (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ginger Rogers ... 'A.J.' Furnival
Jack Carson ... Ben Castle
Joan Davis ... Alice Dean
Stanley Ridges ... Harry Kallen
John Litel ... Uncle George
James Brown ... Steve Hall
Victor Sen Yung ... Ignacio
Mira McKinney ... Mrs. Forbes
Gordon Nelson Gordon Nelson ... Ricky
George Meader George Meader ... Bellboy at the Lariat
Kemp Niver Kemp Niver ... Killer
Robert B. Williams ... Jake Harris
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Storyline

Actor Ben Castle is a phony singing cowboy who can not ride, sing, or act, and is afraid of guns and horses and the first one out the door when trouble breaks out. His studio hires attorney Abigail Furnival, to get him out of trouble with a big-time gambler because he can not pay off a gambling debt. And the next thing she knows is that she has married him. The gambler decides to write off the debt when he learns that Abigail is the daughter of an old friend. But the gambler is murdered, and Ben appears to be involved. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1951 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kerskailija kannuksissa See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Final film of Stanley Ridges. See more »

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Okay Ginger
15 January 2008 | by annevejbSee all my reviews

I am writing this only because there are no IMDb user comments at January 2008.

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I got this and A Shriek In The Night 1933 because they are Ginger Rogers, no other reason.

Shriek has several detailed comments from people who know that era and they tend to rate it as okay entertainment as well as a useful example of the final days of one particular low budget production company. Also, a glimpse of Ginger before her RKO roles with Fred.

The only problem, for me, with Shriek is the sound quality. It gets in the way.

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Groom as a bit more mature, and also with okay sound and vision. Still only 4x3 black and white, but it is still a carrier for Ginger.

This IMDb page does have a need for some reasonably well informed user comments.


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