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Strange Lady in Town (1955)

She plays a female doctor who plans to introduce modern techniques of medicine to old Santa Fe in 1880, but is opposed by an established doctor.

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Cast

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Dr. Rourke O'Brien
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Lt. David Garth
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Spurs O'Brien
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Father Gabriel Mendoza
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Trooper Martinez-Martinez
Joan Camden ...
Norah Muldoon
Anthony Numkena ...
Tomascito Diaz
José Torvay ...
Bartolo Diaz
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Bella Brown
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Karg
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Anse Hatlo
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Shadduck
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Scanlon
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Slade Wickstrom
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She plays a female doctor who plans to introduce modern techniques of medicine to old Santa Fe in 1880, but is opposed by an established doctor.

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12 April 1955 (USA)  »

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Aus dem Leben einer Ärztin  »

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Trivia

Margaret O'Brien was originally considered for the role of Spurs O'Brien. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence just after the wheel repair, the rear suitcase was tilted upward at the right side. In the next cut the suitcase is tilted upwards to the left. See more »

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Strange Lady in Town
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Frankie Laine with Mitch Miller and His Orchestra
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I liked it.
29 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While not a classic, a truly enjoyable film with a favorite star of mine, Greer Garson. Dana Andrews is also a fine actor and plays his part with convincing sincerity. Mitchell is also a fine actor but does seem to be acting, more so than Greer Garson or Dana Andrews. The Billy the Kid segment is a bit over the top, but OK. The young lady is GREAT!Wish I had been able to see more of her. The theme song is a fine one. Frankie Lane never acquired the acclaim he should have had, either. However, it was evidently a forgettable tune, but one I know by heart. Dana Andrews is a doctor, soured on life since the death of his wife. He is raising a daughter, while being the only M.D. in a small village, in the old west. Into town drives Greer Garson. A brilliant woman who has studied medicine in Europe and has several new techniques to try to update the staid, older doctor. Sparks fly and so do the tempers.


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