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Go West, Young Lady (1941)

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Federal Marshall Tex Miller, and his girl-friend Belinda Pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid 'Pecos Pete'.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ...
Belinda Pendergast
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Tex Miller
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Lola
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Jim Pendergast (as Charlie Ruggles)
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Hank
Jed Prouty ...
Judge Harmon
Onslow Stevens ...
Tom Hannegan
Bob Wills ...
Bob
Edith Meiser ...
Mrs. Hinkle
Chief Many Treaties ...
Chief Big Thunder (as Bill Hazlet)
Waffles ...
Waffles the Dog
The Foursome ...
The Saloon Quartette
The Texas Playboys ...
Bob Wills' Band
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The western town of Headstone is being besieged by the outlaw Killer Pete and his gang. Arriving on the same stagecoach are the new Sheriff and easterner Belinda Pendergast, known as Bill. The new Sheirff is unable to catch Pete and Pete now sends him and the posse out of town where Indians wait in ambush while he and his men ride into town for a big raid. Bill, however, learns who Pete really is and has the townswomen ready to surprise them when they arrive. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Comedy | Music | Western

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27 November 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Amazona Apaixonada  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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When Ann Miller stands on stage to begin her first big number in the long shot she has her left hand raised to her face. When they immediately cut to the close up she has switched hands. See more »

Soundtracks

Most Gentlemen Don't Prefer a Lady
Music by Saul Chaplin
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Penny Singleton and The Foursome
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Pleasant programmer is diverting comedy/western/musical...
22 August 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

PENNY SINGLETON gets top billing in this diverting little programmer made at the height of her fame as "Blondie". This film, directed by the same man who did that series, has Singleton in her "Blondie" mode, as a prim and proper but ditsy blonde who acquits herself well when Indians are shooting at the carriage she's riding in during the opening scene.

She's so prim and proper that she refuses to even engage in conversation with the man sitting opposite her in the coach--GLENN FORD--on his way to the town of Headstone to become its new sheriff.

Ford has one of his rare comedy roles and plays it to the hilt. He's continually getting in the way of Singleton's pie-throwing finesse or taking a crack on the head with a pan, accidentally of course.

ALLEN JENKINS, as a cowardly interim sheriff, ANN MILLER, as a dance hall gal, and CHARLIE RUGGLES, as Singleton's uncle, all give fresh and funny performances. Miller is especially good in a couple of her dance routines, including a sing-and-dance number with Jenkins that comes as a delightful surprise.

Very enjoyable romp, it seems to borrow a lot of its material from other similar westerns. It features at least a half a dozen unpretentious musical numbers that make for easy listening.

Summing up: One of Columbia's better programmers.


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