Up 30,886 this week

In the Wild West (1964)
"Freddy und das Lied der Prärie" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.1/10 from 49 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot


0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 72 titles
created 24 Feb 2012
a list of 239 titles
created 06 Apr 2012

Related Items

Search for "In the Wild West" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: In the Wild West (1964)

In the Wild West (1964) on IMDb 4.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of In the Wild West.


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

L.627 (1992)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This gritty police drama shows us the underbelly of the Parisian drug trade. Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Didier Bezace, Jean-Paul Comart, Charlotte Kady
Girls Town (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Chip is killed accidentally while trying to rape a blonde girl, who runs. Silver becomes the number one suspect even though she has an alibi, but due to previous brushes with the law she's ... See full summary »

Director: Charles F. Haas
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé, Ray Anthony
CAT. 8 (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A research program abandoned by the best solar physicist when the Pentagon wanted to put it to military use has been resumed by his former deputy. Her incompetence and the Defense ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Modine, Maxim Roy, Ted Whittall
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An out of work Method actor is hired by a male model, an ecdysiast, and a car salesman who live together to save money. They want the actor to listen to their problems and go see a ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Noonan
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Tommy Noonan, Ziva Rodann
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Collins College needs a new department head for their science department. Doctors Carter and Zorch consult Thinko, the campus computer, and come up with Dr. Mathilda West, who has degrees ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A party girl is murdered, and everyone at a Utah motel is a suspect.

Director: Howard W. Koch
Stars: Lex Barker, Anne Bancroft, Mamie Van Doren
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Maren-Kea Freese
Stars: Julia Richter, Alice Dwyer, Rüdiger Klink
La mandragola (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Alberto Lattuada
Stars: Rosanna Schiaffino, Philippe Leroy, Jean-Claude Brialy
Manche mögen's glücklich (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Florian Gärtner
Stars: Julia Brendler, Stephan Luca, Heinz Hoenig
Wohin der Weg mich führt (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Matthias Steurer
Stars: Johanna-Christine Gehlen, Michael Fitz, Thibault Sérié
Untamed Youth (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Sisters Jane and Penny are arrested for hitchhiking on their way to Los Angeles when they stop for a quick skinny-dip in a rural town. Local agricultural magnate Tropp is a sponsor for a ... See full summary »

Director: Howard W. Koch
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Matt Cimber
Stars: George 'Buck' Flower, John F. Goff, Alexandra Hay


Cast overview, first billed only:
Freddy Quinn ...
Black Bill / John Burns / Freddy
Rik Battaglia ...
Beba Loncar ...
Deputy Sheriff Anita (as Beba Longar)
Carlo Croccolo ...
Sheriff Mickey Stanton
Trude Herr ...
Joana Stanton
Josef Albrecht ...
Otto Waldis ...
Old Joe
Ulrich Hüls ...
Klaus Dahlen ...
Mariona ...
Saloon Singer
Bruno W. Pantel ...
Stole Arandjelovic ...
Perkins Henchman (as Stojan Arandjelovic)
Vladimir Medar ...
Milivoje Popovic-Mavid ...
Perkins Henchman (as Mavid Popovic)
Janez Vrhovec


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Musical | Western


See all certifications »



Release Date:

28 August 1964 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

In the Wild West  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(edited television)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

There are no radio's in the old west, so sing, sing, sing
17 November 2005 | by (Rijswijk, ZH, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It seems like there is not a single European country that hasn't made a western. This German offering is a musical too, starring deep voiced Schlager star Freddy Quinn. He looks like the infamous Black Bill, dresses like Black Bill but claims to be plain old Freddy from Virginia (yeag right), who's been away from home for years. That calls for a song by the campfire. Not surprisingly, the other three cowboys, whom he only just met, make for a decent backing group. Unfortunately the way it's edited, it looks like he's singing it to his horse. Oh no, one of those disembodied ghostly female voices also joins in.

Next we are introduced to Anita (Beba Loncar), who has not seen Fred since she was eight. When the ranch is attacked at night by bandits's looking for Uncle Teddy's gold, only the girl escapes and nobody sings. By the time Freddy finally arrives, the house has been burned to the ground. So our hero heads for Moon Valley, a very fake looking western town, looking for his niece. The Dixie Girls are performing on stage and of course we have to sit through their entire number, as well as four men imitating them to the sound of riotous German laughter. The line between drama and entertainment is awfully thin in this musical: one moment an old tied up man and being questioned by bad men, the next three funny waiters perform a silly song in the saloon.

Freddy, now knows as 'The Greenhorn', meets Anita (now dresses as a man) and of course she fails to recognize him. Actually, he's more interested in the Dixie Grils' main attraction Oliva (Mamie van Doren) now, just like all the other men in the bar. After many scenes filled with dialog, we finally get a brawl, but only stunt men participate while Freddy watches and Anita pretends not to notice. Eventually Freddy pretends to be Black Bill (bet you never saw that one coming) to take Oliva away with him. He robs a stagecoach (that is obviously standing still in every close up) and guess what? Olvia is already on there. Now all remains is to sort things out with his niece, and sing a couple more songs (in static close ups for three minutes straight).

5 out of 10

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I enjoyed this film ! kenolting
Discuss In the Wild West (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: