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The Gal Who Took the West (1949)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | September 1949 (USA)
In order to gain passage to the West, a woman poses as an opera singer, and causes a feud between two cousins.

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(as Frederick de Cordova)

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(story), (story) | 2 more credits »
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Lillian Marlowe
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Gen. Michael O'Hara
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Lee O'Hara
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Grant O'Hara
Myrna Dell ...
Nancy
James Millican ...
Hawley
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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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Storyline

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

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Taglines:

The WEST was WILD...but "LIL" drove it WILDER! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

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Release Date:

September 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Aventureira  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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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

Frankie and Johnnie
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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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