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Westward the Women (1951) Poster

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Denise Darcel's French-language dialog includes a few words which prove that no one in the 1950's version of the Hays Office understood French. Some of the terms she used while angry at "Buck Wyatt" would never have gotten past the censors in English.
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One of three known MGM films (along with The Next Voice You Hear... (1950) and Ben-Hur (1959)) where the company's symbol, Leo the Lion, did not roar in the opening credits. (2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) uses the illustrated lion from MGM's record label, not a real lion, and so doesn't count.)
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According to his autobiography, Frank Capra had planned to direct the film himself and cast Gary Cooper in the lead, but later sold his story to his neighbor, director William A. Wellman.
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 29, 1952 with Robert Taylor reprising his film role.
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Film debut of Pat Conway.
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MGM produced a promotional short for this movie, Challenge the Wilderness (1951).
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Finnish censorship visa register # 36817 delivered on 23-9-1952.
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