The Paleface

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The Paleface ★★★ 1948

A cowardly dentist becomes a gunslinging hero when Calamity Jane starts aiming for him. A rip-roarin' good time as the comventions of the Old West are turned upside down. Includes the Oscar-winning song “Buttons and Bows.” The 1952 sequel is “Son of Paleface.” Remade in 1968 as “The Shakiest Gun in the West.” ♫Buttons and Bows; Get a Man!; Meetcha ‘Round the Corner. 91m/C VHS, DVD . Jane Russell, Bob Hope, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian, Robert Watson; D: Norman Z. McLeod; C: Ray Rennahan. Oscars ‘48: Song (“Buttons and Bows”).