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Director:
Writers:
Arnold Schulman (screenplay)
Edna Ferber (novel)
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Release Date:
24 March 1961 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Story of a VAST and VIOLENT LAND! See more »
Plot:
The epic saga of a frontier family, Cimarron starts with the Oklahoma Land Rush on 22 April 1889. The... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
Harry Morgan: 1915-2011
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User Reviews:
One of the few pre-1965 westerns with depth, without being preachy See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Glenn Ford ... Yancey 'Cimarron' Cravat

Maria Schell ... Sabra Cravat

Anne Baxter ... Dixie Lee

Arthur O'Connell ... Tom Wyatt

Russ Tamblyn ... William Hardy / The Cherokee Kid

Mercedes McCambridge ... Mrs. Sarah Wyatt

Vic Morrow ... Wes Jennings
Robert Keith ... Sam Pegler

Charles McGraw ... Bob Yountis

Harry Morgan ... Jessie Rickey (as Henry {Harry} Morgan)
David Opatoshu ... Sol Levy
Aline MacMahon ... Mrs. Mavis Pegler
Lili Darvas ... Felicia Venable

Edgar Buchanan ... Judge Neal Hefner

Mary Wickes ... Mrs. Neal Hefner

Royal Dano ... Ike Howes

L.Q. Jones ... Millis (as L. Q. Jones)
George Brenlin ... Hoss Barry
Vladimir Sokoloff ... Jacob Krubeckoff
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Albin ... Water Man (uncredited)
Rayford Barnes ... Cavalry Sergeant Who Breaks Up Fight (uncredited)
Herman Belmonte ... Dancer at Ball (uncredited)
Mary Benoit ... Mrs. Lancey (uncredited)
Barry Bernard ... Butler (uncredited)
Jimmie Booth ... Wagon Driver (uncredited)
Danny Borzage ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Townsman (uncredited)
Janet Brandt ... Madam Rhoda (uncredited)
Paul Bryar ... Mr. Self - Politician (uncredited)
Robert Carson ... Senator Rollins (uncredited)
John L. Cason ... Suggs (uncredited)
William Challee ... Barber (uncredited)
Mickie Chouteau ... Ruby Red Feather (uncredited)
Fred Coby ... Oil Worker (uncredited)
Gene Coogan ... Butler / Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Daly ... Wyatt's Man (uncredited)
John Damler ... Foreman (uncredited)
Richard Davies ... Mr. Hodges (uncredited)
George DeNormand ... Townsman at Celebration (uncredited)
James Dime ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phyllis Douglas ... Sadie (uncredited)
Ted Eccles ... Cimarron Cravat - Age 2 (uncredited)
LaRue Farlow ... Dancer (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Townsman at Schoolhouse (uncredited)
Coleman Francis ... Mr. Geer (uncredited)
Ben Gary ... Reporter (uncredited)
James Halferty ... Cimarron Cravat - Age 10 (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Ball Guest (uncredited)
Lars Hensen ... Dancer at Ball (uncredited)
Clegg Hoyt ... Grat Gotch (uncredited)
Irene James ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Colin Kenny ... Townsman at Schoolhouse (uncredited)
Paul Kruger ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jimmy Lewis ... Hefner Boy (uncredited)
Dawn Little Sky ... Arita Red Feather (uncredited)
Eddie Little Sky ... Ben Red Feather (uncredited)
Buzz Martin ... Cimarron Cravat as a Young Man (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Setter (uncredited)
Mathew McCue ... Townsman (uncredited)
J. Edward McKinley ... Beck (uncredited)
Walter Merrill ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Townsman (uncredited)
John Pickard ... Ned - Cavalry Captain (uncredited)
Ralph Reed ... Bellboy (uncredited)
William Remick ... Reporter (uncredited)
Gene Roth ... Connors (uncredited)
Jack Scroggy ... Mr. Walter (uncredited)
Charles Seel ... Charles (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Townsman at Celebration (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ... Man at Lynching (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ... Sooner at Camp Fight (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Dancer at Ball (uncredited)
Ivan Triesault ... Lewis Venable - Sabra's Father (uncredited)
Charles Watts ... Lou Brothers - Politician (uncredited)
Helen Westcott ... Miss Kuye - Schoolteacher (uncredited)
Robert Williams ... Oil Worker (uncredited)
Jeane Wood ... Clubwoman (uncredited)
Wilson Wood ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jorie Wyler ... Theresa Jump (uncredited)
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Directed by
Anthony Mann 
Charles Walters (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Arnold Schulman (screenplay)

Edna Ferber (novel)

Produced by
Edmund Grainger .... producer
 
Original Music by
Franz Waxman 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Surtees (director of photography) (as Robert L. Surtees)
 
Film Editing by
John D. Dunning  (as John Dunning)
 
Art Direction by
George W. Davis 
Addison Hehr 
 
Set Decoration by
Henry Grace (set decorations)
Hugh Hunt (set decorations)
Otto Siegel (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett 
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair styles
William Tuttle .... make-up created by
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ridgeway Callow .... assistant director
Carl 'Major' Roup .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
Van Allen James .... sound editor (uncredited)
Wally Wallace .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
A. Arnold Gillespie .... special effects
Robert R. Hoag .... special effects
Lee LeBlanc .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Matthew Yuricich .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
John L. Cason .... stunts (uncredited)
Muriel Walter .... stunt horse rider (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
William H. Clothier .... camera operator (uncredited)
Owen Marsh .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Charles K. Hagedon .... color consultant
 
Music Department
Alex Alexander .... musician: cello (uncredited)
George Fields .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leonid Raab .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Milton Raskin .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Thomas .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Franz Waxman .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Dick Webb .... head wrangler (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Edna Ferber's Cimarron" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
147 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | UK:U (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:12 (VoD rating) (2012) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #19510) | West Germany:12 (f)

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Trivia:
Eva Marie Saint was considered for the role of Sabra.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: In the New Year's Eve party, colored party balloons fall from the ceiling at midnight. But "twisty neck" party balloons were not developed until the 1950s.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Steve McQueen---Was He Suppose to Star in "Cimarron"?
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24 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
One of the few pre-1965 westerns with depth, without being preachy, 16 September 2005
Author: donmage from United States

To sum up a in a sentence, this movie is about what happens with a couple in an early pioneer town of Oklahoma, where a man gets to do what he wants and a woman must do what she must. This is one of those movies that, unlike 90% of the "westerns" before the realist period (1965-present), has a lot more realism than one would expect from one produced in 1960. Not only does it depict violent racism, 19th century views on women, wayward youth, etc., it also depicts the nuances prevalent in a man desiring to give up, but incapable of burying, his wanderlust ideals (men are just boys with bigger toys) for the sake of his family. Just when one thinks the plot has died a death of boredom, another wrinkle of interest pushes it's way to the viewing screen provoking an astute viewer's enthusiasm for the story. Cimarron is one of those movies with just enough realism that it is a welcoming bridge from the 1950s 'cowboys & Indians' saccharine period to the ultra-realist, albeit minimalist, "spaghetti" westerns. If one doesn't fall in love (not in an amorous way) with Maria Schell in this movie then they haven't much of a heart anyway. This is a great western-genre movie with lots of characters to care about lovingly or with disdain.

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