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The Gal Who Took the West (1949)

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In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two brothers.

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Complete credited cast:
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Lillian Marlowe
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Gen. Michael O'Hara
Scott Brady ...
Lee O'Hara
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Grant O'Hara
Myrna Dell ...
Nancy
James Millican ...
Hawley
Clem Bevans ...
Hawley (as old Timer)
Robert R. Stephenson ...
Ted (as Bob Stevenson)
Houseley Stevenson ...
Ted (as old Timer)
Robin Short ...
Bartender
Russell Simpson ...
Bartender (as old Timer)
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Colonel Logan
James Todd ...
Douglas Andrews
Edward Earle ...
Mr. Nolan
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In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two brothers.

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'LIL' Was Wanted By The Law...And The LAWLESS! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Release Date:

September 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Aventureira  »

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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This was Universal's only three-strip Technicolor release of the Forties not to receive a contemporary New York Times review. See more »

Soundtracks

Clancy Lowered the Boom
Music by Johnny Lange
Lyrics by Hy Heath
Sung by Myrna Dell
Sung and Danced by Yvonne De Carlo
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a western Rashomon
26 October 2002 | by (florida, USA) – See all my reviews

The fun of this film is telling the story from three different viewpoints -- each version diametrically opposed to the others -- what is the truth? probably a mixture of all of them -- it's a fun film with DeCarlo in fine form and the feuding brothers fighting it out for her affections is half the fun.


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