The Law West of Tombstone
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The Law West of Tombstone
Despite its title and its potent lineup of cowboy talent, RKO Radio's The Law West of Tombstone is more comedy than western. The characters are all based on famous frontier characters, with names changed to protect the producers. Harry Carey is cast against type as a blowhard Judge Roy Bean clone, whose bravado masks the heart of a coward. With the help of Billy the Kid rip-off Tim Holt, Carey fends off a gang that closely resembles the Clantons. Holt ends up in the arms of Jean Rouverol, a busy ingenue of the 1930s who later became a prolific children's story writer. Law West of… More

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"A ridiculous comical Western about a windbag four-flusher whose character is modeled after the historical Judge Roy Bean."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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