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Director:
Writers:
Sidney Sheldon (screenplay)
Herbert Fields (book) ...
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Release Date:
17 May 1950 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
"Annie Get Your Gun" is even greater as an M-G-M musical! See more »
Plot:
The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Betty Hutton makes this film! See more (88 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Betty Hutton ... Annie Oakley

Howard Keel ... Frank Butler

Louis Calhern ... Col. Buffalo Bill Cody
J. Carrol Naish ... Chief Sitting Bull

Edward Arnold ... Pawnee Bill

Keenan Wynn ... Charlie Davenport
Benay Venuta ... Dolly Tate
Clinton Sundberg ... Foster Wilson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dorothy Abbott ... Carriage Woman (uncredited)
Bette Arlen ... Carriage Woman (uncredited)
Polly Bailey ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Hal Bell ... Dancer (uncredited)
Evelyn Beresford ... Queen Victoria (uncredited)
Margaret Bert ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Eleanor Brown ... Minnie Oakley (uncredited)
Archie Butler ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Sue Carlton ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Bridget Carr ... Carriage Woman (uncredited)
Sue Casey ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
André Charlot ... French President Loubet (uncredited)

Mae Clarke ... Mrs. Adams, Party Guest (uncredited)
Dorinda Clifton ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Diane Dick ... Nellie Oakley (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Sour-Faced Wife (uncredited)
Michael Dugan ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Phil Dunham ... Cynical Man (uncredited)
Edward Earle ... Footman (uncredited)
Marietta Elliott ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Herbert Evans ... Dignitary with Queen Victoria (uncredited)
Luigi Faccuito ... Dancer (uncredited)
Budd Fine ... Immigration Officer (uncredited)
Elizabeth Flournoy ... Helen (uncredited)
Lee Tung Foo ... Chinese Cook on Train (uncredited)
Mary Jane French ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Fred Gilman ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Mary Ellen Gleason ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
A. Cameron Grant ... Minor Role (uncredited)
William Hall ... Tall Cowboy Boarding Boat (uncredited)
John Hamilton ... Ship Captain (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Ball Guest (uncredited)
James Harrison ... Mac (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ... Hotel Guest in Hammock (uncredited)
Carol Henry ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Tom Humphries ... Indian Warrior (uncredited)
Ed Kilroy ... Guest (uncredited)
Helen Kimball ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Judy Landon ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Nolan Leary ... Immigration Officer (uncredited)
Meredith Leeds ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Warren MacGregor ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Robert Malcolm ... Train Conductor (uncredited)
Charles Mauu ... Indian Warrior (uncredited)
Edith Mills ... Squaw (uncredited)
Rhea Mitchell ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Brad Morrow ... Little Jake Oakley (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Ball Guest (uncredited)
John Mylong ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (uncredited)
Kerry O'Day ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Anne O'Neal ... Miss Willoughby (uncredited)
Susan Odin ... Jessie Oakley (uncredited)
Rusty Parent ... Stagecoach Girl (uncredited)
Nino Pipitone ... King Victor Emmanuel (uncredited)
Peter Price ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles Regan ... Barker (uncredited)
Al Rhein ... Barker (uncredited)
Alex Romero ... Dancer (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Carl Sepulveda ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Carl Sklover ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Dorothy Skyeagle ... Mrs. Little Horse (uncredited)
Sandra Spence ... Carriage Woman (uncredited)
Shooting Star ... Indian Warrior (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Ball Guest (uncredited)
Riley Sunrise ... Indian Warrior (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Barker (uncredited)

Tony Taylor ... Little Boy Holding Poster (uncredited)
Jack Trent ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer ... Sour-Faced Party Guest (uncredited)
Jackee Waldron ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Alice Wallace ... Minor Role (uncredited)
John War Eagle ... Indian Brave (uncredited)
Bunny Waters ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Frank Whitbeck ... Trailer Narrator (uncredited)

Frank Wilcox ... Mr. Clay (uncredited)
Billy Wilkerson ... Indian Warrior (uncredited)
Marjorie Wood ... Constance (uncredited)
Chief Yowlachie ... Little Horse (uncredited)

Directed by
George Sidney 
Busby Berkeley (almost all footage scrapped and reshot) (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Sidney Sheldon (screenplay)

Herbert Fields (book for "Annie Get Your Gun") &
Dorothy Fields (book for "Annie Get Your Gun")

Produced by
Arthur Freed .... producer
Roger Edens .... associate producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Charles Rosher (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
James E. Newcom 
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
Paul Groesse 
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin B. Willis 
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett (costumes: men)
Helen Rose (costumes: women)
 
Makeup Department
Jack Dawn .... makeup artist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
Martha Acker .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Ben Lane .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Edward Woehler .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Al Jennings .... assistant director (uncredited)
George Rhein .... assistant director (uncredited)
John Waters .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Richard Pefferle .... associate set decorator
Donald P. Desmond .... set constructor (uncredited)
Frank Wesselhoff .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... sound supervisor
Norwood A. Fenton .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
A. Arnold Gillespie .... special effects
Warren Newcombe .... special effects
 
Stunts
Sharon Lucas .... stunt double: Benay Venuta (uncredited)
Shirley Lucas .... stunt double: Betty Hutton (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Milford Cline .... gaffer (uncredited)
Ed Hubbell .... still photographer (uncredited)
Leo Monlon .... grip (uncredited)
John M. Nickolaus Jr. .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Peter Ballbusch .... montage (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Irving Berlin .... music and lyrics by
Adolph Deutsch .... musical director
Alexander Courage .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Maurice De Packh .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Adolph Deutsch .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Roger Edens .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Conrad Salinger .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Robert Tucker .... vocal supervisor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert Alton .... choreographer
James Gooch .... technicolor color consultant
Oscar Hammerstein II .... producer: stage play
Henri Jaffa .... technicolor color consultant
Richard Rodgers .... producer: stage play
Jack Aldworth .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Busby Berkeley .... director: some scenes (deleted from final print) (uncredited)
Alex Romero .... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
107 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Finland:S | France:U | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #14293)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Bernadette Peters was the last person to originate the role of Annie in a Broadway revival, for which she won a Tony award. This production turned out to be the longest running production of the show ever. Peters said in a NY interview she had wanted to play this role for years, given the bad press that surrounded the Betty Hutton movie version from the very beginning. (This included the loss of Frank Morgan, the releasing of Judy Garland and Busby Berkley, and the record-breaking royalty payments resulting from not hiring any of the New York production performers, including the refusal to work with Ethel Merman. Merman's own failed attempt to revive the show on Broadway, where she then played Annie more than 20 years older than in her first production, led certain NY producers to avoid revivals of the show for some time.)See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: Annie sees the Statue of Liberty as she returns to America to win Frank Butler's heart. The statue wasn't shipped from Paris until 1885, and wasn't completed in New York harbor until 1886, four years after Frank and Annie married.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "M*A*S*H: Dear Peggy (#4.10)" (1975)See more »
Soundtrack:
DOIN' WHAT COMES NATUR'LLYSee more »

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23 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Betty Hutton makes this film!, 31 October 2005
Author: (brennans@mail.dk) from Denmark

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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