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Director:
Writers:
Joel Sayre (screen play) and
John Twist (screen play) ...
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Release Date:
24 March 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The sharpshooting star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show lives again to thrill you in a drama of fighting men and red romance! See more »
Plot:
A romanticized biography of the famous sharpshooter. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
"Blast these newfangled instruments of torture." See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Barbara Stanwyck ... Annie Oakley
Preston Foster ... Toby Walker

Melvyn Douglas ... Jeff Hogarth
Moroni Olsen ... William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody

Pert Kelton ... Vera Delmar
Andy Clyde ... MacIvor
Chief Thunderbird ... Chief Sitting Bull (as Chief Thunder Bird)
Margaret Armstrong ... Mrs. Oakley
Delmar Watson ... Wesley Oakley
Adeline Craig ... Susan Oakley
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Adams ... Wrangler at Buffalo Bill's Show (uncredited)
Richard Alexander ... Crown Prince Wilhelm (uncredited)
Philip Armenta ... Rain-in-the-Face (uncredited)
Frank Austin ... Friend of Lem (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Man in Saloon (uncredited)
Willie Best ... Second Cook (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone ... Shooting Match Judge (uncredited)
Eddie Borden ... Man at Shooting Contest (uncredited)
Harry Bowen ... Man at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)
Sonny Bupp ... Boy at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)

Iron Eyes Cody ... Indian in Show (uncredited)
James Dime ... Wrangler (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn ... Wrangler at Chow (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Major Ned Buntline (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... Roustabout (uncredited)
Donald Haines ... Boy at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)
Charlie Hall ... Drunk in Saloon (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... German Officer (uncredited)
Otto Hoffman ... Lem Jordan - Store Owner (uncredited)
Brandon Hurst ... Doctor Treating Toby (uncredited)
Gladden James ... Doctor Treating Annie (uncredited)
Si Jenks ... Friend of Lem (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ... Charlie - Shooting Gallery Barker (uncredited)
George Lollier ... Man in Saloon (uncredited)
Walter Long ... Dan - First Indian Hater (uncredited)
Theodore Lorch ... Wild West Show Announcer (uncredited)
Joe Smith Marba ... Spectator (uncredited)
Jim Mason ... Third Indian Hater (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Officer (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Sheriff Bixby (uncredited)
Sammy McKim ... Boy at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)
Lew Meehan ... Second Indian Hater (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Bartender (uncredited)
Jack Rice ... Bit Man in Saloon (uncredited)
Will Stanton ... Drunk (uncredited)
Jerry Tucker ... Boy at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)
E. Alyn Warren ... Spectator (uncredited)
Blue Washington ... Cook (uncredited)

Directed by
George Stevens 
 
Writing credits
Joel Sayre (screen play) and
John Twist (screen play)

Joseph Fields (from a story by) (as Joseph A.Fields) and
Ewart Adamson (from a story by)

Produced by
Cliff Reid .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Alberto Colombo (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
J. Roy Hunt (photographed by)
Harold Wenstrom (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Jack Hively 
 
Art Direction by
Van Nest Polglase 
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns .... makeup department head (uncredited)
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Hartnett .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Perry Ferguson .... associate art director
 
Sound Department
John L. Cass .... recordist
Jean L. Speak .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
James Dime .... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Geary .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Alberto Colombo .... musical director
Philip Faulkner Jr. .... music recordist (as P.J. Faulkner Jr.)
W. Franke Harling .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Max Steiner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roy Webb .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert Sisk .... production associate
Elizabeth McGaffey .... researcher (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
90 min | Spain:92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor System)
Certification:
Netherlands:AL (original rating) (1936) | UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #1538) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first Western for both director George Stevens and star Barbara Stanwyck. Stevens of course would go on to make one of the definitive films in the genre - Shane (1953).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the movie, during the European tour, Annie shoots a cigarette out of the mouth of Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (later to become Germany's Kaiser). There was such an incident, but Annie didn't shoot the cigarette out of Wilhelm's mouth due to the danger but shot it out of his hand instead. During WWI Annie, reminisced that if she could do it over she'd let him put it in his mouth and then miss.See more »
Quotes:
Vera Delmar:Ah, I was wondering, Mr. MacIvor, if you could help me find some plain sewing.
MacIvor:Well, I don't know about needlework, but, uh, I've got a cigar stand at the hotel.
Vera Delmar:Oh, I love a man who smokes a cigar!
MacIvor:Mind yuh, the job only calls for sellin' cigars.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Bitch Slap (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Geschichten aus dem Wiener WaldSee more »

FAQ

Was Annie Oakley a real person?
Where was Frank Butler in this story?
Is 'Annie Oakley' based on a book?
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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
"Blast these newfangled instruments of torture.", 6 August 2014
Author: utgard14 from USA

Fictionalized biography of real-life sharpshooter Annie Oakley. As with all Hollywood biopics, past and present, it plays fast & loose with the facts. These things usually don't bother me, as long as the movie is entertaining. This one is pretty good, with a great performance from Barbara Stanwyck. Also good work from Preston Foster, Moroni Olsen, Melvyn Douglas, and a quality supporting cast. Loved Chief Thunderbird as Sitting Bull and Iron Eyes Cody as his translator. The highlight of the movie is the footage from the wild west show.

As with the later Annie Get Your Gun, this features the scene where Annie throws a shooting contest so her man won't look bad. The real-life Annie actually beat her guy, Frank Butler, and later married him. He was happy for her to have the spotlight. So a guy in the late 19th century was more secure with himself than the men involved with making these stories in the 20th century.

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