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Lucy Gallant (1955)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  25 April 1956 (Portugal)
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The success story of a dressmaker who comes to run a group of fashion shops at the expense of her love life.

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Allan Shivers - Governor of Texas
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The success story of a dressmaker who comes to run a group of fashion shops at the expense of her love life.

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25 April 1956 (Portugal)  »

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Oil Town  »

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Rereleased in black-and-white, not color. See more »

Quotes

Casey Cole: I just wanted to tell 'ya; you've got your store...
Lucy Gallant: What store?
[they embrace]
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Featured in Edith Head: The Paramount Years (2002) See more »

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How Can I Tell Her?
Written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Performed by Four Freshmen (as The Four Freshmen)
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a fictional version of Neiman-Marcus & Midland boom
28 February 2003 | by (West Texas) – See all my reviews

First saw this movie on AMC over a decade ago, taped it, and love it. It's actually a good conglomeration of events during the Texas oil boom. The scenes of the hotels being so full and nothing for people to buy in the boom towns is very accurate. The development of the great department store is really telling the story of famed Texas department stores such as Neiman-Marcus, Joske's, Hemphill-Wells and others that brought world-class shopping to the oil and ranching areas of Texas. Heston's performance is great and he really pegs the personality of many older rancher friends I know. And, any lover of Texas politics will love seeing Governor Shivers play himself. Other folks are right, we need this on a good quality DVD - it just has too much good history of the oil boom and post WWII development in Texas to keep locked away.


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