Red Garters
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On paper, Red Garters sounds like a wonderful idea: a raucous spoof of westerns, done up in the stylized fashion of a Broadway musical. Rosemary Clooney and Guy Mitchell, both popular recording stars of the era, head the cast as Calaveras Kate and Reb Randall, while Jack Carson is on hand as wheeler-dealer frontier lawyer Jason Carberry. The plot, which hardly matters, concerns Reb Randall's efforts to find out who was responsible for his brother's death. The film's basic joke is that none of the traditional western cliches come to fruition: the bad guys outdraw the good guys, the… More

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"This musical western spoof was bold in its stylized art direction (nominated for Oscar), but proved to be critical and commercial failure due to lackluster cast and mediocre songs."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A bomb."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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