In a sharpshooting match, the manager of a Cincinnati hotel bets on the fellow who's been supplying the hotel with quail...who turns out to be young Annie Oakley. Result: Annie is hired for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (which is faithfully re-enacted in the film). She's tutored in showmanship by champ Toby Walker. But when Annie wins top billing, professional rivalry conflicts with their growing personal attachment, leading to misunderstanding and separation. Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
The sharpshooting star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show lives again to thrill you in a drama of fighting men and red romance!
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Did You Know?
had become increasingly frustrated with the type of roles her studio, Warner Brothers, were providing for her and so had started freelancing. This was her first film for RKO. See more
Annie returned to New York in 1892, and the film has the band playing "The Red Man", from "Dwellers in the Western World", which Sousa didn't write until 1910 See more
Ah, I was wondering, Mr. MacIvor, if you could help me find some plain sewing.
Well, I don't know about needlework, but, uh, I've got a cigar stand at the hotel.
Oh, I love a man who smokes a cigar!
Mind yuh, the job only calls for sellin' cigars.
Opening credits prologue: No fiction is stranger than the actual life of Annie Oakley who came out of a backwoods village half a century ago to astonish the world. See more
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Written by Louis Lambert
(Psuedonymn for Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore)
Background music for the Washington show See more