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Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed  -  Biography | Comedy | Musical  -  17 May 1950 (USA)
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The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

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Storyline

Annie Oakley is an incredible shot who was raised 'Doin' What Comes Naturally'. Frank Butler, the star sharpshooter in 'Colonel Buffalo Bill''s show, however, knows full well that's not how 'The Girl That I Marry' must be. Anyway, not at least until he finds that 'My Defences are Down'. Though Annie defiantly says 'Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better', she realizes that 'You Can't Get a Man With a Gun'. The victor at the end is love; as you know, 'It's Wonderful'. After all, 'There's No Business Like Show Business'. Written by Horacio Abeledo <horabe@ipcabe.uba.ar>

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sharpshooter | love | girl | gun | fame | See more »

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Biggest musical under the sun! See more »


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Release Date:

17 May 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Duell in der Manege  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,768,785 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,000,000 (USA)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Lenn and Kathleen Hope, who recorded the song "Who do you Love, I Hope?" for the original play's original cast album, did not appear in the show; they were singers working for Decca, who often made use of substitute performers on its original cast albums. See more »

Goofs

Right before the song "You Can't Get a Man With a Gun", Annie sits down on a bench and opens her mouth wide for her first note; then in a closer shot she opens her mouth wide again, this time in sync with first note. See more »

Quotes

Annie Oakley: [calling after Frank as he's walking away] Hey, mister...? Don't you like girls?
Frank Butler: [not comprehendeding the question] Well... sure!
Annie Oakley: [realizing it herself] I'm a girl.
Frank Butler: [laughing condescendingly as he walks away] That's fine.
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Soundtracks

THE GIRL THAT I MARRY
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Howard Keel
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Betty Hutton makes this film!
31 October 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This really is one of the greatest musicals ever written. It has 11 songs of which 10 are instantly memorable (only "I'm an Indian Too" is not up to scratch). The scene "Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better" is one of my favourite screen moments. I never grew up with this film (I'm 37) since it was never on TV screens on the UK due to legal wrangling. I had to make do with the inferior (but still good!) Calamity Jane. Betty Hutton's performance is one of the great musical performances- up there with Julie Andrews in the Sound of Music. She carries the whole film. I cannot believe anyone who thinks that Judy Garland would be better. I have shown this film to all of my friends and relatives (sad, I know!) and all of them without exception agree that Judy Garland is no patch on Betty Hutton-she is too refined and completely miscast! The deleted song "Going West Again" is fantastic and should have been included in the stage show and film.


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