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The Girl and the Gambler

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The Girl and the Gambler
Directed byLew Landers
James Anderson (assistant)
Written byJoseph A. Fields
Clarence Upson Young
Based onplay The Dove by Willard Mack
Produced byCliff Reid
StarringTim Holt
Leo Carrillo
Music byRoy Webb
Release date
  • June 16, 1939 (1939-06-16)[1]
CountryUnited States

The Girl and the Gambler is a 1939 Western film, from RKO Radio Pictures, starring Tim Holt. It was an early starring Western for Holt, who soon replaced George O'Brien as the studio's main Western star.[2]

The film was based on a play which had been filmed by RKO in 1932 as Girl of the Rio.[3]

It was originally called The Dove.[4]



The New York Times called it "a dead duck".[5]

See also


  1. ^ "The Girl and the Gambler: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  2. ^ The Girl and the Gambler at the TCM Movie Database
  3. ^ Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p132
  4. ^ Schallert, Edwin (May 10, 1939). "R.K.O. Will Release Laurel-Hardy Comedy: Donat Films Named Stevenson Gets Lead Newlywed Series Set Guild Plans Cinema MacMurray Testing". Los Angeles Times. p. 19.
  5. ^ FRANK S. NUGENT. (June 28, 1939). "THE SCREEN". New York Times. p. 24.

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