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Texas Lady (1955)

Approved | | Western | 23 November 1955 (USA)
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years ... See full summary »

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Prudence Webb
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Chris Mooney
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Mica Ralston
James Bell ...
Cass Gower
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Stringer Winfield
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Meade Moore
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Clay Ballard
Don Haggerty ...
Sheriff Herndon
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Whit Sturdy
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Florenz Ames ...
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Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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WOMANLY WILES WERE HER WEAPONS! (original print ad - all caps)

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23 November 1955 (USA)  »

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Des Teufels rechte Hand  »

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Final film directed by Tim Whelan. See more »

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Texas Lady
By Paul Sawtell and Johnny Mann (as Johnnie Mann)
Sung and Played by Les Paul and Mary Ford
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What a hoot!
6 May 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

My how the mighty have fallen. Roles must have gotten mighty hard to come by for an actress of Miss Colbert's caliber. This movie is very typical of 1950's oaters. The one unusal aspect is that Prudence (Miss Colbert) is initially a strong, independent woman, kind of unusual for a western. But in the end Gene Barry Sullivan Fitzgerald becomes her "protector". This is a very cornball movie and Gregory Walcott who plays Jess Foley has got to be one of the most wooden actors ever to grace the silver screen. One can almost see the pain on Miss Colbert's face as she delivers some of the corniest lines in movie history. It is such a can of corn it is worth watching for the unintentional humor it delivers.


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