Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream, he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who tried to rob him. During his escape, Lewis stumbles on to the set of a Wild West movie, and through mishap and chance, becomes a star of Hollywood Westerns.
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Jeff Bridges is Lewis Tater, the Iowa farm boy who blazed a trail across the barren wastes of Hollywood and Vine in MGM's comedy surprise "Hearts of the West."
Did You Know?
Part of a cycle of movies made during the mid-1970s about Tinseltown, old Hollywood, and its Golden Age, including the silent film era. The pictures include Inserts
(1976), Silent Movie
(1976), The Wild Party
(1975), The Last Tycoon
(1976), Hearts of the West
(1975), The Day of the Locust
(1975), and The World's Greatest Lover
(1977). See more
When Tater is shooting his gun as one of the extras in the rocks, and coming off the hill, he fires his gun eight times. He was only using a six shooter. See more
Well, what do you think?
[after watching a proposed musical number with Polo
If you enjoy entertaining the crew, not bad. Otherwise it belongs in a rehearsal hall. A rehearsal hall is where you REHEARSE. Not here - this is a soundstage.
Well, what should I do with it?
Well, the first thing I would do is get rid of that noodle in the pith helmet and then...
The film opens with the 1930's MGM logo. See more
References Anna Christie
Music by Ken Lauber
Lyrics by Jack Rogers See more