Lay That Rifle Down

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Lay That Rifle Down
Directed by Charles Lamont
Produced by Sidney Picker
Written by Barry Shipman
Starring Judy Canova
Music by Robert Dale Butts
Cinematography John L. Russell
Edited by Arthur Roberts
Republic Pictures
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • July 7, 1955 (1955-07-07) (United States)
Running time
71 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Lay That Rifle Down is a 1955 American comedy film directed by Charles Lamont starring Judy Canova. It was the thirteenth and last in a series of Judy Canova films released by Republic Pictures.[1]


Judy Canova works in a hotel for her domineering aunt. Her unscrupulous relatives try to blackmail and dupe her into selling her apparently worthless farm, having been led to believe that it has enormous potential value by a couple of confidence tricksters.

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hurst p.233


  • Hurst, Richard M. Republic Studios: Beyond Poverty Row and the Majors. Scarecrow Press, 2007.

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