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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

A story very loosely based on the love story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler who meet at a shooting match. Fabulous music although the lead characters have virtually nothing to do with the actual historical figures. Annie joins Frank Butler in Col. Cody's Wild West Show. They tour the world performing before Royalty as well as the public at large.

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Congratulations M-G-M! "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN" is the best job ever done of transferring a stage musical to the screen. Irving Berlin 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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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Charles Walters suggested to Arthur Freed that Betty Grable would be an ideal Annie Oakley. However, Twentieth Century-Fox wouldn't loan her out. See more »

Goofs

In the train, when people starts running for supper and Annie holds Jake above her head, he holds to a red shirt, and he is pointing down. On the next shot, he is holding to the bar that is holding the shirt, and he is pointing up. In the same scene, she has a paper on her belt that disappears in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Chief Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull live by three words: Keep bow tight, Keep arrow sharp,
[and with finality]
Chief Sitting Bull: No put money into show business.
Charlie Davenport: [rhetorically] How'd we ever get this country away from them?
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Referenced in Happy Days: There's No Business Like No Business (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

YOU CAN'T GET A MAN WITH A GUN
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Betty Hutton
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User Reviews

 
I thought this was a great movie!
3 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was full of adventure and romance in a weird way. I love how its a musical. I am auditioning next week for the play Annie Get Your Gun at my school, and seeing the movie really has helped me prepare.Usually the same person gets all the lead parts, but not this time! I'm really confident that I'll do okay, especially because Annie is such an awesome character. I think this is definitely a movie for all! I love how everyone gets a good feeling from listening to people sing. This movie is definitely one of my favorites. Did you know Annie Get Your Gun is a true story? It is! That's another reason why it's great- real life, but not boring!


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