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Lucy Gallant (1955)

Approved | | Drama | 25 April 1956 (Portugal)
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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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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A story with the force and power of an explosive gusher

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Oil Town  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

Re-titled 'Oil Town' and re-released in black-and-white, not Technicolor. See more »

Goofs

The story takes place in three separate eras, 1941, 1946, and 1954, but all of Jane Wyman's hair styles and clothes, as well as those of the other women in the cast, are strictly, and severely 1954. 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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Connections

Featured in The Colgate Comedy Hour: Episode #6.2 (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

How Can I Tell Her?
Written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Performed by Four Freshmen (as The Four Freshmen)
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One of my all time favorites. Have kept my TV recorded tape for twenty yrs.
11 June 2004 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Lucy Gallant is one of my all-time favorite movies. I love the story of the strong, driven, successful woman, Lucy Gallant. She so reminds me of the woman I always aspired to be. It was such a perfect match between Jane Wyman and Charlton Heston. They really complimented each other. I originally taped this movie off the TV probably twenty-plus years ago, obviously on VHS. I still have it, but it's an incredibly poor recording, very old and worn from so much playing. I also have to fast-forward through the commercials, that were left in when it was originally taped, though after twenty years or more, they are pretty interesting. It's always been one of my favorite movies to watch over and over. I would love to find a good copy on DVD.


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