The Paleface
The Paleface (1948)

In this western spoof, Painless Potter is a hopelessly inept dentist who heads West to seek his fortune. Meanwhile, Calamity Jane is engaged in undercover work on behalf of the government. To put up an innocent front, Jane marries the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 24, 1948
DVD Release Date: March 5, 2002
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

The plot is slender and silly, but Bob Hope and Jane Russell have some good moments in a comedy that was very popualar and led to an equally popular sequel.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This Technicolor western spoof is probably Bob Hope's finest film role.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Funny Hope western farce, but inferior to its sequel "Son of Paleface."

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Hope at his best, but he went it one better with SON OF PALEFACE

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Hope at his peak; Russell in top form; a winner.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Barry Lappin
Alright I know I know but you just have to love theses schmooltsy wannabe westerns.....The singing was great and Russell was a seriously gorgeous laydee....