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Arizona (1940)

Approved  |   |  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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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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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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THe starring role was written with Gary Cooper in mind, and although he had previously co-starred twice with Arthur (including the Western "The Plainsman") he declined the role that was ultimately inherited by Holden. See more »

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As the robbers are making their escape after blowing Phoebe's safe, Phoebe is seen leaving her home apparently tucking her shirt in. The next scene, she is still tied to her bed where the robbers put her before the robbery. See more »

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Peter Muncie: Who said I was goin'?
Phoebe Titus: You'll go.
Peter Muncie: Yes, I'll go. Because a man in love with a woman don't have his right mind.
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(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
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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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