Tennessee's Partner

  • 1955
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

A quirky western from Allan Dwan, TENNESSEE'S PARTNER stars Payne as a gambler whose life is saved by Reagan. In return Payne befriends the cowpoke and convinces him that his girl friend, Gray, is nothing but a gold-digging hussy. By the finale Payne is ready to marry Fleming, the tough operator of a saloon called "The Marriage Market" that is little more...read more

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A quirky western from Allan Dwan, TENNESSEE'S PARTNER stars Payne as a gambler whose life is saved by Reagan. In return Payne befriends the cowpoke and convinces him that his girl friend, Gray, is nothing but a gold-digging hussy. By the finale Payne is ready to marry Fleming, the tough

operator of a saloon called "The Marriage Market" that is little more than a glorified whorehouse. One of Dwan's personal favorites (he was 70 when he made it), and one of his better efforts of the 1950s, it bears little resemblance to the Bret Hart story upon which it is based. It was previously

filmed for Paramount in 1918 as TENNESSEE'S PARDNER, and again for PRC as THE FLAMING FORTIES in 1924 (the latter starring Harry Carey).

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  • Review: A quirky western from Allan Dwan, TENNESSEE'S PARTNER stars Payne as a gambler whose life is saved by Reagan. In return Payne befriends the cowpoke and convinces him that his girl friend, Gray, is nothing but a gold-digging hussy. By the finale Payne is re… (more)

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