“Stagecoach” and “Destry Rides Again” westerns

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“Here’s the roundup, I mean, the lineup: ‘Stagecoach’ (April 5), ‘Destry Rides Again’ (April 12)…They screen at 6:30 p.m. at the [Ontario] library, 215 E. C St. in downtown Ontario [,C A]. [David Allen will] be there to introduce them. Admission is free, as is the popcorn.”

Excerpt and “Stagecoach” image from https://www.dailybulletin.com/2018/03/31/wanted-folks-to-watch-westerns-in-ontario/ .

Newspaper columnist and author David Allen will be hosting the two classic 1939 westerns. See his column in the link above for more information, including brief descriptions of the films for those who aren’t already familiar with them.

John Wayne in “Stagecoach” and James Stewart in “Destry…”, were among other southern California resident actors. Many of the location shoots took place in southern California. See the links below for details.

“Stagecoach” — https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031971/locations?ref_=tt_dt_dt .

“Destry Rides Again” — https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031225/locations?ref_=tt_dt_dt .

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