Red Garters

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Red Garters ★★½ 1954

A musical parody of old-time westerns which doesn't quite come off. Mitchell palys the cowpoke who comes to town to avenge the death of his brother with Clooney as the saloon singer who uses him to make boyfriend Carson jealous. The adequate songs include “Red Garters,” “Man and Woman,” “A Dime and a Dollar,” and “Vaquero.” 91m/C VHS, DVD . Guy Mitchell, Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carson, Gene Barry, Pat(ricia) Crowley, Joanne Gilbert, Frank Faylen, Reginald Owen, Buddy Ebsen; D: George Marshall; W: Michael Fessier; M: Jay Livingston, Ray Evans.