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George Brent ...
James Kincaid
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Coralie Adams
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Gerald Forsythe
Lynne Overman ...
Hector Bailey
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Steve Adams
Janet Beecher ...
Mrs. Laura Forsythe
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Blackie
Frederick Burton ...
Dr. Hartley
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Doc Stonebraker
Eleanor Stewart ...
Millicent Bailey
Georges Renavent ...
Andres
Marietta Canty ...
Ruby
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Herbert Rawlinson ...
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Arthur Hunnicutt ...
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QUEEN OF HEARTS TO EVERY GAMBLER ON THE BARBARY COAST! See more »

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Priscilla heads west
25 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Average drama was Priscilla's only western. She was never a great actress, not to say she wasn't a good one-she was, but was never given a role that would challenge her. Of course being a Warners girl that would have been tough anyway with Bette Davis and Ida Lupino usually getting the roles that required heavy lifting. She was however a warm presence in all her films providing a pleasant center to her pictures as she does here.

The picture has a strong supporting cast with Eugene Palette and Guinn Williams livening up the movie during their scenes and Bruce Cabot playing his typical conscienceless worm. The weak link, wasn't he always, is George Brent. Providing his usual stiff, bland performance he adds nothing to the film.

The other weakness is the script, most of the action happens with no real sense of conflict. The running time is short so perhaps there was originally more exposition. As it stands now most of the story moves along with no real explanation or sense of struggle for the characters.

The film is handsome and was Oscar nominated for it's sets which at the time included costumes since the categories had yet to be split. It certainly has a rich look and Priscilla and the other women are decked out in sumptuous gowns and head-wear and everything is played out on expensive looking ornate sets. It's nomination for musical scoring is a bit more of a surprise since there is nothing really outstanding about it.

A routine film but if you are a fan of any of the stars an enjoyably brisk 80 minutes.


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