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Director:
Writers:
Robert Blees (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
18 November 1954 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
She strips off her petticoats . . . and straps on her guns ! See more »
Plot:
Sierra Nevada Jones must fight a villainous rancher to regain the land that is rightfully hers. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(4 articles)
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Alternate Versions: 1.25 Years of (Documented) Speculation
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Barbara Stanwyck ... Sierra Nevada Jones

Ronald Reagan ... Farrell
Gene Evans ... Tom McCord
Lance Fuller ... Colorados

Anthony Caruso ... Natchakoa

Jack Elam ... Yost
Yvette Duguay ... Starfire (as Yvette Dugay)
Morris Ankrum ... J.I. 'Pop' Jones
Chubby Johnson ... Nat Collins
Myron Healey ... Hank
Rodd Redwing ... Powhani (as Rod Redwing)
Paul Birch ... Col. Carrington
Byron Foulger ... Land Office Clerk

Burt Mustin ... Dan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dorothy Andre ... (uncredited)
Bob Burrows ... (uncredited)
Wayne Burson ... (uncredited)
John L. Cason ... (uncredited)
Bill Coontz ... Indian (uncredited)
Danny Fisher ... (uncredited)
Roy Gordon ... Bit (uncredited)
Jonathan Hale ... (uncredited)
Betty Hanna ... Customer (uncredited)
Riza Royce ... Customer (uncredited)
Ralph Sanford ... Store Clerk (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... (uncredited)
Harry Tyler ... Telegraph Operator (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Allan Dwan 
 
Writing credits
Robert Blees (screenplay) and
Howard Estabrook (screenplay)

Thomas W. Blackburn (story) (as Thomas Blackburn)

Produced by
Benedict Bogeaus .... producer
 
Original Music by
Louis Forbes 
Howard Jackson (uncredited)
William Lava (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
John Alton (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carlo Lodato 
 
Art Direction by
Van Nest Polglase 
 
Set Decoration by
John Sturtevant 
 
Production Management
Lee Lukather .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nathan Barragar .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Francis M. Sarver .... sound (as Francis N. Sarver)
 
Stunts
Bob Burrows .... stunts (uncredited)
Wayne Burson .... stunts (uncredited)
John L. Cason .... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Fisher .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Woodward .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
James Leicester .... supervising editor
 
Other crew
Benedict Bogeaus .... presenter
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
88 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Trivia:
The film was originally supposed to have a theme song. Composer Louis Forbes wrote a melody and asked noted Western songwriter Bob Nolan to contribute lyrics. The song, 'Montana,' was not used in the film, but Nolan's former group the Sons of the Pioneers recorded it.See more »
Quotes:
Tom McCord:No notches?
Farrell:New job, new gun.
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Queen Barbara, 25 February 2014
Author: jarrodmcdonald-1 from United States

The Cattle Queen of Montana is a robust Technicolor western from RKO that displays the gorgeous scenery of Glacier National Park. Yes, outdoor photography may be most suited to the western genre. And this film proves it.

It's easy to see that Barbara Stanwyck is in her element in a story that sets her in the great outdoors. The film, more than others on Stanwyck's varied resume, supports the idea that westerns served her very well.

During the course of the story, Miss Stanwyck demonstrates her range as an authoritative ranch owner. Savage natives? Rough cowboys? Natural disasters? They are no threat when she rides on to the scene.

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