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Cheyenne (1947)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 5 December 1947 (Finland)
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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The Sundance Kid
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Webb Yancey
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Pecos
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Limpy Bill
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Timberline
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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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Romance | Western

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5 December 1947 (Finland)  »

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Trivia

The TV series Cheyenne (1955) starring Clint Walker was supposedly "based on" this film, although there is no actual connection beyond Warner Brothers' owning the title. See more »

Goofs

When Ann is telling Wylie to get out of the bathtub, a shadow of the boom microphone can be seen to dip down onto, then move off of the room partition between them. See more »

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Referenced in Always Together (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm So in Love
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Ted Koehler
Performed by Janis Paige
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Got lost among other westerns with same name!

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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