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The Oklahoma Woman (1956)

Passed | | Action, Drama, Western | 15 June 1956 (USA)
After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the... See full summary »

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Steve Ward
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Marie 'Oklahoma' Saunders
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Susan Grant
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Tom Blake (as Touch Connors)
Martin Kingsley ...
Sheriff Bill Peters
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Ed Grant
Jonathan Haze ...
Blackie Thompson
Tom Dillon ...
Jimmy Marsh (as Thomas Dillon)
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Deputy Sam
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Bartender (as Richard Miller)
Bruno VeSota ...
Stacy
Joe Brown ...
Dick Martin
Aaron Saxon ...
Stagecoach Office Clerk
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After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the opposition candidate and his pretty daughter. The town's tough sheriff is on no-one's side, least of all Steve's. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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NO MAN COULD HER! NO MAN COULD FORGET HER! (original poster-all caps) See more »

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Action | Drama | Western

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15 June 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La femme d'Oklahoma  »

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$60,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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A large poster for Early Times Whiskey, poorly altered to read "Earl Tim" is prominently displayed behind the bar throughout the film. See more »

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Good Low Budget Western
5 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

In the 1950's, when Roger Corman began his career as a producer-director, he made four westerns. As of this writing, this is the only one of those westerns that never made it to a home video or a DVD release. I was able to see a print of the film from a private collection. The unique thing here is that the title character is the femme fatale, the one the citizens want to run out of town. The plot concerns how the various characters fight for control of that town. Richard Denning literally wanders into the middle of the fight after a stint in prison. Mike Connors, billed here as Touch Connors, makes an effective heavy. Cathy Downs makes a good impression here as an heroic good girl. She actually fistfights the title character at the climax of the film to get what she needs to save the Denning character. Overall, a very good low budget western from Corman and company.


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