"Destry Rides Again" is a classic Western film that was released in 1939. It was directed by George Marshall and stars James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich in the lead roles. The film is set in the town of Bottleneck, where corruption and lawlessness reign. The town's sheriff is murdered, and the corrupt mayor appoints a drunken deputy named Destry (played by Stewart) to take his place.
Destry is different from the typical gun-slinging hero of Westerns, as he does not believe in using violence to solve problems. He instead relies on his wit and intelligence to outsmart the villains. Marlene Dietrich plays Frenchy, a saloon singer who is involved with the corrupt mayor and his gang. However, she becomes attracted to Destry and helps him in his mission to clean up the town.
The film was a critical and commercial success and is considered a classic of the Western genre. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Thomas Mitchell's performance as the corrupt mayor. "Destry Rides Again" has been remade several times and has influenced many other Western films.