In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.

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Lucretia 'Lu' Rogers
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Dan Jones
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Pat Collins
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Rena Mitchell
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Aggie Gates
Ken Scott ...
Sheriff Burns
Isobel Elsom ...
Mrs. Rogers
Rodolfo Acosta ...
Rodriguez (as Rudolph Acosta)
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Tom Greenway ...
Deputy Shack
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Mrs. Trask
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Mrs. Vera Collins (as Blossom Rock)
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In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.

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She's tangling with he-men who want to stay free-men... And showing you what a gal's gotta do to get a guy to say "I do"! See more »

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22 December 1961 (USA)  »

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La farfelue de l'Arizona  »

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Dan Jones: Rena, the bond between the sheriff and me is the strongest bond possible between two people.
Rena Mitchell: What's that?
Dan Jones: Money, my love.
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Delightful Western romp!
19 February 2007 | by (Memphis, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie at the theater and thoroughly enjoying it. I would very much like to see it again and cannot understand why it is not available. I loved Debbie Reynolds, of course, but Thelma Ritter as always is truly splendid as are all other cast members. Steve Forrest is a handsome romantic lead with Andy Griffin and Juliet Prowse creating a colorful background. The whole concept of a very proper young Boston widow with two adorable children trying to make a new life in the West working as of all things a ranch hand makes for most enjoyable entertainment. Why is this movie not available for purchase on DVD?


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