Audie L. Murphy Memorial Website Logo Audie Murphy painting, copyright 2010, Dave Phillips. Used with permission. Audie L. Murphy Memorial Website
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Website Logo Audie Murphy painting, copyright 2010, Dave Phillips. Used with permission.
This movie page is dedicated to the memory of Ms. Eva Dano who donated nearly every photo on display.
MOVIES OF AUDIE MURPHY
Summary, credits and photos of Audie Murphy's movies.

Destry
Movie #15
1954, Universal International Pictures

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Summary: A small frontier town in the old west is being controlled by the ruthless cutthroat villian and mob boss named Decker (played by Lyle Bettger). After the sheriff is mysteriously shot in the back, Tom Destry (played by Audie Murphy), the son of a famous fist swinging lawman, is summoned by a newly appointed sheriff, who is also a drunkard, to become the town's deputy. However, the mild-mannered Deputy Destry doesn't even carry a gun. Local confidence in the deputy's ability to execute his sworn duties seems to be low too. But the new deputy does pack an iron determination to see that justice prevails and in the end this is exactly what happens. Based on the Max Brand novel and is a remake of the 1932 Tom Mix film by the name "Destry Rides Again."
Credits:
Studio ... Universal International Pictures
Released ... 1954
Genre ... Western
Length ... 95 minutes
Directed By ... George Marshall
Written By ... D. D. Beauchamp
Max Brand (Author: Destry Rides Again)
Felix Jackson
Edmund H. North
Produced By ... Stanley Rubin
Cinematography By ... George Robinson
Cast:
Audie Murphy ... Tom Destry
Mari Blanchard ... Brandy
Lyle Bettger ... Decker
Thomas Mitchell ... Rags Barnaby
Edgar Buchanan ... Mayor Sellers
Lori Nelson ... Martha Phillips
Wallace Ford ... Doc Curtis
Mary Wickes ... Bessie Mae Curtis
Alan Hale, Jr. ... Jack Larson
George Wallace ... Curly
Richard Reeves ... Mac
Walter Baldwin ... Henry Skinner
Lee Aaker ... Eli Skinner
Mitchell Lawrence ... Professor
Trevor Bardette ... Sheriff Bailey
Ralph Peters ... Bartender
John Doucette ... Cowhand
Frank Richards ... Dummy
Other Crew:
Original Music By ... Henry Mancini
Frank Skinner
Herman Stein
Costume Design ... Rosemary Odell
Film Editing by ... Ted J. Kent
Sound ... Glenn E. Anderson
Leslie I. Carey
Color Consultant ... William Fritzsche
Set Decorator ... John P. Austin
Russell A. Gausman
Art Director ... Alexander Golitzen
Alfred Sweeney
Musical Supervisor ... Joseph Gershenson
Assistant Director ... Frank Shaw
Makeup ... Bud Westmore
Hair Stylist ... Joan St. Oegger
Choreographer ... Kenny Williams
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