Classic Westerns

Tennessee's Partner (1955)

Director: Allan Dwan
Actors: John Payne, Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming, Coleen Gray, Anthony Caruso
Runtime: 87 min.

Gambler Tennessee (John Payne) and his companion Cowpoke (Ronald Reagan) join forces with a cathouse madame in a California gold rush boomtown.

Trivia: Ronald Reagan (Cowpoke) appears here in one of his last roles before transitioning into politics. He went on to become governor of California and the 40th president of the United States. His first wife was actress Jane Wyman. Director Allan Dwan was one of the most prolific directors of all-time, his career spanned over fifty years and he directed over 400 movies. This movie is based on a short story by Bret Harte.