The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap1947

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947)





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In this Abbott and Costello comedy, salesman Chester Wooley (Costello) advertently kills a man. In accordance with an Old West law, he is stuck looking after the man's horrible family. However, when Chester discovers that his responsibilities make the locals loathe to harm him, he uses his power to his advantage.


Bud Abbott
as Duke Egan
Lou Costello
as Chester Wooley
Marjorie Main
as Widow Hawkins
William Ching
as Jim Simpson
Audrey Young
as Juanita Hawkins
George Cleveland
as Judge Benbow
Gordon Jones
as Jake Frame
Olin Howland
as Undertaker
Bill Clauson
as Matt Hawkins
Bill O'Leary
as Billy Hawkins
Pamela Wells
as Sarah Hawkins
Billy O'Leary
as Billy Hawkins
Paul Dunn
as Lincoln Hawkins
Diane Florentine
as Sally Hawkins
Jimmie Bates
as Jefferson Hawkins
Emmett Lynn
as Old Codger
Iris Adrian
as Dance Hall Hostess
Lee "Lasses" White
as Shotgun Rider
Billy Engle
as Undertaker's Helper
David Sharpe
as Man Thrown by Widow
Harry Evans
as Card Dealer
Zon Murray
as Cowboy
Wade Crosby
as Bartender
Murray Leonard
as Bartender
George J. Lewis
as Cow Puncher
Jack Shutta
as Tough Miner
Mickey Simpson
as Big Miner
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The familiar antics of Abbott and Costello are given fresh impetus by a script which forms an engaging and consistent burlesque of the average Western.

July 15, 2021 | Full Review…

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