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The Plainsman (1966)

Calamity Jane tries to help Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickock stop an Indian war.

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Calamity Jane tries to help Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickock stop an Indian war.

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When the land needed law... When the West needed taming... When adventure needed a giant... They sent for the Plainsman!

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August 1966 (USA)  »

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1000 Gewehre für Golden Hill  »

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At one stage, this was envisaged as a Steve Mcqueen and Sophia Loren starring vehicle. See more »

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Wild Bill Hickok: I ought to notch your ears for you. A man like you ought to be marked.
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Remake of The Plainsman (1936) See more »

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Entertaining western
15 March 2016 | by (Barcelona) – See all my reviews

Well, let's face it: this film will never win an academy award, but it's still a nice decent entertainment with humour touches. Fine acting and a typical plot make this film a good Indians and cowboys one. This is a remake of 1936 Cecil B. De Mille's The Plainsman with Gary Cooper. Here Don Murray plays Will Bill Hickok, Guy Stockwell William Cody and Abby Dalton Calamity Jane. All of them do it all right although no sparkling. Leslie Nielse appears in the end of the movie as col. Custer. Beautiful scenery (the opening credits and first meeting between Hickok and chief Black Kettle specially) and nice script (see the scene where Calamity Jane talks with Cody's wife about men). So do not expect a ten star film but still worth watching.


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