Cinema: Heehaw

THE DUCHESS AND THE DIRTWATER FOX

Directed by MELVIN FRANK Screenplay by MELVIN FRANK, BARRY SANDLER and JACK ROSE

This winded frontier comedy concerns one of those fun couples who, sadly, amuse only each other. The Duchess (Goldie Hawn) is a Barbary Coast hooker trying to get off her back and onto her feet by turning a dishonest dollar. The Dirtwater Fox (George Segal) is a sharpie whose smart schemes always collapse in chaos. These two hook up to defraud a lubricious Mormon—a bit of bunko that helps keep the Dirtwater Fox a few...

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