A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)
Release Date: Aug 19, 1943 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 1,757
Manhattan working girl Jean Arthur bids goodbye to her three erstwhile suitors (Grant Withers, Hans Conried and Grady Sutton) to take a bus tour of the west. En route, she meets handsome rodeo-star John Wayne, whose bucking bronco hurls him directly into her lap. Stranded in a tank town with Wayne and his sidekick Charles Winninger, Arthur is introduced to the sort of frontier activities not covered by the tour books: gambling, boozing and brawling. Not surprisingly, Arthur wants to hightail it
Aug 19, 1943 Wide
Jan 21, 2003
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War era comedy is nice turn for John Wayne, co-starring radiant Jean Arthur.
In this light, minor fare, made before he became a star, Wayne is cast as Duke Hudkins (Duke was his nickname), an easy-going rodeo rider who treasures his indpendence. .
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