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Arizona (1940)

Approved | | Western | 25 December 1940 (USA)
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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Paul Harvey ...
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! See more »

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25 December 1940 (USA)  »

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A Amazona de Tucson  »

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

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1.37 : 1
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New York Times notes that Wesley Ruggles began to build his sets in the fall of 1939, but the war halted production until 1940. A news item in Hollywood Reporter, however, notes that Ruggles canceled production on the film in September 1939 when Columbia threatened to slash the budget. 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

Peter Muncie: Gosh almighty. I'm quittin' the Army to settle down with you and the first thing you do is send me off for a honeymoon with 500 cows.
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The Wedding March
(1843) (uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61"
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played by the band after the wedding ceremony
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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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