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Cheyenne (1947)

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Wells Fargo stages are being robbed by 'The Poet' and no one can find out who he is. Wylie is a gambler who is found by the sheriff and gives him the option of going back to a questionable ... See full summary »

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Dennis Morgan ...
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Emily Carson
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Ed Landers
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Fred Durkin
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John Ridgely ...
Chalkeye
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Webb Yancey
Tom Tyler ...
Pecos
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Bucky
John Compton ...
Limpy Bill
John Alvin ...
Single Jack
Monte Blue ...
Timberline
Anne O'Neal ...
Miss Kittredge (as Ann O'Neal)
Tom Fadden ...
Charlie
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Wells Fargo stages are being robbed by 'The Poet' and no one can find out who he is. Wylie is a gambler who is found by the sheriff and gives him the option of going back to a questionable trial in Carson City or finding 'The Poet' for the stage line. Wylie decides to look for the outlaw and he rides out in the stage with Ann and Emily to Cheyenne. He soon finds that the Sundance gang is waiting for 'The Poet' so he impersonates him and finds that Ann is the wife of the outlaw. Wylie is concerned about the gang, 'The Poet' and Ann. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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LOVE AND ACTION RIDE HAND-IN-HAND! (original print ad - all caps)

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5 December 1947 (Finland)  »

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Cheyenne  »

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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 22, 1948 with Dennis Morgan and Jane Wyman reprising their film roles. See more »

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When Ed Landers turned around to shoot uphill at James Wylie who was coming in behind him, his gun went off before he was turned halfway around, when it was still pointed at the ground. See more »

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Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight)
(uncredited)
Written by William Cool White
Played during the poker game at the beginning
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Got lost among other westerns with same name!
13 December 2012 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Dennis Morgan is a gambler forced in exchange for his freedom to capture a notorious outlaw who calls himself "The Poet" and leaves poems on the money box. On the hotel he meets Jane Wyman and they have a tempestuous relationship from the beginning, but that is what make the film so good. Wyman has a stern face, but when she smiles she melts Morgan and the spectators. Janis Paige is the other woman who in a way is prettier than Wyman, but lacks her stern charm (in the movie), but manages to sing very well. Arthur Kennedy is Sundance, an excellent bad guy, but in a minor role. Some very good scenes of the outlaws in numerous horses chasing the stagecoach, might even be stock footage. Very well built screenplay, will leave no one bored. Raoul Walsh directs and delivers a good western, that should be more known, but perhaps because of its title, got lost in time and in the the number of westerns that used the same name.


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