The Spoilers
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The fourth of five movie versions of the rugged Rex Beach novel of the same name, 1942's The Spoilers stars Marlene Dietrich, John Wayne, and Randolph Scott. The plot, involving the cheating of Alaskan gold rush prospectors by a crooked gold commissioner, requires that Scott play a villain, Alexander McNamara. Prospector Roy Glennister (Wayne) is continually persecuted by McNamara, who has the law on his side, until the two decide to settle their dispute man-to-man in a spectacular reel-long fistfight. La Dietrich plays saloon-hall gal Cherry Mallote, who becomes the romantic bone of… More

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"Rough and tumble John Wayne flick highlighted by brawl with Randolph Scott."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"This Alaskan adventure is the fourth film version of the popular 1906 book and the second pf three teamings of John Wayne with Marlene Dietrich."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Marlene couldn't be sexier, wearing brocades and gowns, changing from one gown to another at the drop of a beer stein."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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