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Director  Melvin Frank
Initial DVD release  June 7, 2005
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Country  United States
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Western
Music director  Charles Fox
Language  English
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Writer  Barry Sandler, Jack Rose
Release date  April 1, 1976 (1976-04-01)
Cast  George Segal (Charlie 'Dirtwater Fox' Malloy), Goldie Hawn (Amanda Quaid / Duchess Swansbury), Conrad Janis (Gladstone (Widdicombe's assistant)), Thayer David (Josiah Widdicombe (Mormon patriarch)), Jennifer Lee (Trollop), Sid Gould (Rabbi)
Similar movies  The Gambler, The Sting, Mr. Lucky, Lay That Rifle Down, Blazing Saddles, Matchstick Men
Tagline  Once upon a time, If the rustlers didn't get you, the hustlers did.

The duchess and the dirtwater fox


The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox is a 1976 American western romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and George Segal, produced, directed and co-written by Melvin Frank.

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Plot

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A popular dance hall girl, Duchess, joins with a gambler nicknamed the "Dirtwater Fox" on the way to Salt Lake City, Utah. Seeking refuge from a pursuing gang of outlaws, the Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox join a wagon train of Mormons. On their trip, they encounter snakes, rapids, horseback pursuits through towns, and even getting tied up by the outlaws (eventually escaping).

Production

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According to the closing credits, much of the film was shot in and around the historic community of Central City, Colorado. Matte paintings were used to re-create the historic look of San Francisco and Salt Lake City.

Cast

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  • George Segal as Charlie "Dirtwater Fox" Malloy
  • Goldie Hawn as Amanda "Duchess" Quaid
  • Conrad Janis as Gladstone
  • Thayer David as Josiah Widdicombe
  • Jennifer Lee as Trollop
  • Sid Gould as Rabbi
  • Pat Ast as Music hall singer
  • E. J. AndrĂ© as Prospector
  • Richard Farnsworth as Stagecoach driver
  • Clifford Turknett as Mr. Weatherly
  • Reviews

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    The film was given mixed to negative reviews, with the Chicago Tribune's Gene Siskel particularly singling it out as, in his view, an unintended sequel to Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles. As of 21 July 2012, it has a 20% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

    References

    The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox Wikipedia
    The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox IMDb The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox themoviedb.org


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