• The Paleface (1948)

The Paleface

Release Date: December 24th, 1948

DVD Release Date: March 5th, 2002

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Calamity Jane (Jane Russell) is working undercover for the U.S. government, trying to capture a gunrunner named Terris (Robert Armstrong) in exchange for a pardon for her previous misdoings. But when Jane's partner is killed, she takes up with bumbling dentist "Painless" Peter Potter (Bob Hope) and passes him off as a gifted gunslinger. When Jane is captured by a tribe of Native Americans, however, Potter finds that he actually has to play the hero that Jane has painted him to be.

Cast: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian, Bobby Watson, Jackie Searl, Joseph Vitale, Charles Trowbridge

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Genres: Comedy , Western

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Love, Deception, Charming, Escape, Rescue, Small town, Hilarious, Lighthearted, Rousing

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