MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,688 this week

The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 141 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 53 titles
created 18 Feb 2012
 
a list of 760 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 10 titles
created 05 May 2013
 
a list of 77 titles
created 31 May 2013
 
a list of 722 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)

The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Redhead and the Cowboy.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two friends return home after their discharge from the army after the Civil War. However, one of them has had deep-rooted psychological damage due to his experiences during the war, and as ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Levin
Stars: Glenn Ford, William Holden, Ellen Drew
Abilene Town (1946)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sheriff tries to stop homesteader conflicts in the West after the Civil War.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak, Edgar Buchanan
Backfire (1950)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

While recuperating from wartime back injuries at a hospital, veteran Bob Corey is visited on Christmas Eve by a beautiful stranger with an even stranger message.

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: Virginia Mayo, Gordon MacRae, Edmond O'Brien
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Kleptomaniac Dorothy Lyons is paroled from prison in custody of her sister June, secretary to "reform" political candidate Frank Jansen. Ben Grace, associate of crime boss Sol Caspar, sees ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl
Jubal (1956)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

Director: Delmer Daves
Stars: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger
Musical | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman takes her four beautiful daughters to Alaska during the Gold Rush to find their fortune.

Director: Lewis R. Foster
Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Gene Barry, Agnes Moorehead
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Six people come together in the Swiss Alps to climb a mountain, known as 'The White Tower,' which has never been climbed. While struggling together to conquer the obstacle, each climber shows his true worth, or lack of.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff
Stars: Claude Rains, Glenn Ford, Alida Valli
Texas (1941)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two young men head west in search of fortune and adventure.

Director: George Marshall
Stars: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.

Director: Budd Boetticher
Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Beautiful goatherd helps Chaldean rebel fight evil king in ancient Babylon.

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Ricardo Montalban, Roldano Lupi
Cry for Happy (1961)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

Director: George Marshall
Stars: Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, Miiko Taka
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: William Castle
Stars: Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Raymond Burr
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Gil Kyle
...
Maj. Dunn Jeffers
...
Candace Bronson
...
Col. Lamartine
Morris Ankrum ...
Sheriff
Edith Evanson ...
Mrs. Barrett
Perry Ivins ...
Mr. Barrett
Janine Perreau ...
Mary Barrett
Douglas Spencer ...
Perry
...
Brock
Ralph Byrd ...
Capt. Andrews
King Donovan ...
Munroe
Tom Moore ...
Gus
Edit

Storyline

Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals. Written by Alfred Jingle

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 1951 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

A Mensagem dos Renegados  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Rhonda Fleming: A Cinderella Story (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Noir Western
16 January 2010 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

Gosh. I don't have the energy to chart the history of the western. But this fits into an interesting pocket. Many westerns — including ones celebrated at the time — seem mighty dreary to me. But this one moves along.

It is basically a chase, a sort of detective story. It features a cowboy in noir mode with the redheaded saloon gal in her noir role, superimposed on her western role.

Nearly everyone we see is pretending to be something they are not and several key reversals happen. Of course our noir everyman, played by Ford, is pure and open. Dogs and little girls sense this.

It is in black and white, shot in Utah following the pattern. It has Indians, renegade soldiers, a stupid sheriff, a big finale complete with jumping into a runaway wagon. Until then, we have noir, but it switches to a western ending. Honest cowpoke, gets feisty redhead.

Ted's Evaluation -- 3 of 3: Worth watching.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?