MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 38,770 this week

The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

Approved  |   |  Western, Comedy, Drama  |  11 April 1941 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 49 users  
Reviews: 2 user

How a liberated teacher brought women's suffrage to Wyoming in 1869.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 titles
created 23 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 131 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
a list of 809 titles
created 11 Oct 2013
 
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)

The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Lady from Cheyenne.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Loretta Young Show (1953–1961)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A drama anthology series hosted by actress Loretta Young. In addition to hosting the seres, she played the lead in various episodes.

Stars: Loretta Young, John Milton Kennedy, Robert Foulk
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alexander Graham Bell falls in love with deaf girl Mabel Hubbard while teaching the deaf and trying to invent means for telegraphing the human voice. She urges him to put off thoughts of ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings
Stars: Don Ameche, Loretta Young, Henry Fonda
Ramona (1936)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

Director: Henry King
Stars: Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Kent Taylor
Suez (1938)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Annabella
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Three working girls in Budapest pool their resources to get a better apartment and impress their dates. One dates a nobleman and, learning of her rejection by him, considers poison. Another... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith
Stars: Janet Gaynor, Loretta Young, Constance Bennett
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

At a mayors convention in San Francisco, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is mayor of "Puget City" and is proud of his rough and tumble background. ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Frank Morgan
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Gambling boat operator Jenny Blake throws over her gambler beau Jack Morgan in order to marry into high society. When her husband is killed in an attempt on her life, she is charged with ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason
Stars: Joan Blondell, John Wayne, Philip Merivale
Love Is News (1937)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche
Maid of Salem (1937)
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Young lovers fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Harvey Stephens
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Alexander Hall
Stars: Loretta Young, Melvyn Douglas, Alan Marshal
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Frank Lloyd
Stars: Franchot Tone, John Carroll, Walter Brennan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
James 'Jim' Cork
Frank Craven ...
Hank Foreman
...
Elsie
Jessie Ralph ...
Mrs. McGuinness
Stanley Fields ...
Jerry Stover
Willie Best ...
George
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Governor Howard
Spencer Charters ...
Dr. McGuinness
Clare Verdera ...
Mrs. Matthews (as Claire Verdera)
Al Bridge ...
Mr. Matthews (as Alan Bridge)
Charles Williams ...
Clerk
Erville Alderson ...
Ike Fairchild
Emmett Vogan ...
Stanton
Edit

Storyline

Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism! Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

wyoming | lawyer | quaker | church | march | See All (50) »

Taglines:

A New LORETTA YOUNG..with a mood for every moment...reckless and gay...daring....tantalizing! (original ad) See more »

Genres:

Western | Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dama z Cheyenne  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 16, 1941 with Loretta Young, Robert Preston, Edward Arnold reprising their film roles. See more »

Soundtracks

Ladies From Paree
Music by Charles Previn
Lyrics by Samuel Lerner (as Sam Lerner)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wins the election, but not in a landslide
17 November 2002 | by (Binghamton, New York) – See all my reviews

"The Lady from Cheyenne" is loosely built around Wyoming's granting of the right to vote to women in 1869-- and if you want a history lesson, this movie isn't the place to look. It isn't accurate, and it isn't even plausible. But it is a pleasant, diverting and harmless film with an attractive comic performance from Loretta Young as a naive but earnest schoolteacher who fights for the cause of suffrage as a means of rescuing her town from corruption. Carole Lombard was the first choice for this role, and Young emulates her fast-paced, breathless delivery, but she captures the character's idealism better than Lombard would have, and she carries the film with her charm. The supporting cast is strong, the sets are convincing and Frank Lloyd, who specialized in period films, directs with a light touch and a properly brisk pace. Nobody's ever going to call it a masterpiece, but it's certainly a pleasant way to pass the time. By the way, the title is misleading; the heroine goes to Cheyenne, but she isn't from Cheyenne.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?