The Shakiest Gun in the West

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When dentist Jesse W. Heywood (Don Knotts) decides to travel from his Philadelphia home to the Wild West, he meets up with outlaw Penelope Cushings (Barbara Rhoades) when she holds up his stagecoach. However, this is only the beginning of their acquaintance, as the two team up together for a series of mishaps and misunderstandings. This film is a remake of the 1948 movie The Paleface.

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Don Knotts
as Dr. Jesse W. Heywood
Barbara Rhoades
as Penelope 'Bad Penny' Cushings
Jackie Coogan
as Matthew Basch
Donald Barry
as Rev. Zachary Gant
Don 'Red' Barry
as Rev. Zachary Grant
Frank McGrath
as Mr. Remington
Robert Yuro
as Arnold the Kid
Herbert Voland
as Dr. Friedlander
Fay DeWitt
as Violet
Dub Taylor
as Pop McGovern
Dick Wilson
as Indian Chief
Vaughan Taylor
as Rev. Longbaugh
Ed Peck
as Sheriff
Arthur Space
as Sheriff Tolliver
Benny Rubin
as Man at Bar (uncredited)
Dorothy Neumann
as Mrs. Eva Longbaugh (uncredited)
E.J. Andre
as Will Banks (uncredited)
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