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Badlands of Dakota (1941)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 15 September 1941 (USA)
Indian raids are being perpetrated by an outlaw gang in disguise.

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Indian raids are being perpetrated by an outlaw gang in disguise.

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Calamity Jane: Hiya, boys!
Bob Holliday: Hello, Jane. When did you get in town?
Calamity Jane: A few minutes ago. Just hit the jackpot, so I'm buying the drinks.
Bob Holliday: Busy now.
Calamity Jane: Aw, now, a lady don't enjoy drinking by herself. We sitting together at the show tonight?
Bob Holliday: Maybe. You going home and change your clothes? Don't you ever wear dresses anymore?
Calamity Jane: Not unless I have to. Makes me feel too darn effeminate.
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Referenced in Bachelor Daddy (1941) See more »

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Goin' To Have a Big Time Tonight
Written by Carson Robison
Performed by The Jesters
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this oater is not quite a substantial meal
28 September 2002 | by (British Columbia) – See all my reviews

Like a number of his earlier works, Badlands of Dakota assisted Broderick Crawford to develop the pained, overachieving Willie Stark he so absorbingly played in ALL THE KINGS MEN. The warpaint he occasionally dons does detract from the seriousness of his delivery but with plot twists like the finale, the paint probably was a welcome cover for his embarrassment. What I did like about the film was the restrained performance of Richard Dix as Wild Bill Hickok and the raw and bitter characterization of Calamity Jane by the exquisite and doomed France Farmer. The film is worth the time spent watching it if only to watch Farmer's swaggering scenes and to hear her deep and soothing voice.


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