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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
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Cass Gower
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Stringer Winfield
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Meade Moore
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Clay Ballard
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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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This movie is awful!
16 September 2006 | by (Paradise, California) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie because I wanted to see Claudette Colbert in her last film. Miss Colbert was 50 when she made this movie and it is kind of amusing that she is essentially the only female in the movie and almost all of men in the movie are older - like 60 and over. It seems to me they did this purposely so that Claudette Colbert would appear to be more youthful - or at least fit in with the cast.

I copied this film on my DVR and it took one month and 3 separate attempts to make it to the end of this film. I love Claudette Colbert, but this one was really difficult to sit through, for me. Another person commented that you could make it through this movie if it was raining out and there was nothing else to do. It must have been raining cats and dogs!


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