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Arizona (1940)

 -  Western  -  25 December 1940 (USA)
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Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his ... See full summary »

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Warren William ...
Porter Hall ...
Lazarus Ward
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Judge Bogardus
Paul Harvey ...
Solomon Warner
George Chandler ...
Haley
Byron Foulger ...
Pete Kitchen
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Grant Oury
Paul Lopez ...
Estevan Ochoa
Colin Tapley ...
Bart Massey
Uvaldo Varela ...
Hilario Callego (as Roberto Álvarez)
Earl Crawford ...
Joe Briggs
Griff Barnett ...
Sam Hughes (as Griff Barnette)
Ludwig Hardt ...
Meyer
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Storyline

Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his journey and Phoebe is left alone and plenty busy with villains Jefferson Carteret and Lazarus Ward plotting at every turn to destroy her freighting company. She has not seen the last of Peter, however. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Turbulent Adventure in the Great West!

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Western

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Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 December 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Amazona de Tucson  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The set still stands outside Tucson Arizona and is an active studio and Old West theme park called Old Tucson. Since it was built in 1939, Old Tucson has served as the set for many famous Westerns such as Rio Bravo (1959) and Tombstone (1993). Little House on the Prairie (1974) also used the studios. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where the Apache raiders are fleeing the cattle stampede, modern tire tracks can be seen (possibly those of the camera vehicle driving ahead of the riders). See more »

Quotes

Judge Bogardus: Now, the prisoner at the bar, the charge against you is that you up and blowed the head plumb off of Gus Modesko. In consequence of which said shooting said Gus is deader than blazes. Are you guilty or not guilty?
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Joe Briggs: Drinking. Just drinking.
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Edited into Overland Mail (1942) See more »

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(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
(1860) (uncredited)
Written by Daniel Decatur Emmett
In the score when the citizens declare for the South
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Western lover's dream movie
27 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie has every thing a western lover wants-shoot-out,cattle drive,Native American conflict,Calvarymen,strong leading lady character who is independent,but falls for the hero. and a hero who takes a supporting role,but grabs my attention every time he is on the screen. Different from most characters that William Holden plays, not cynical. The suspense at the end was so real; I could feel the same emotions as the character played by Jean Arthur.


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