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The Ballad of Josie (1967)

A young woman stirs things up in a western town by raising sheep instead of cattle, and organizing the local women to demonstrate for women's suffrage.

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Cast

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Josie Minick
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Jason Meredith
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Arch Ogden
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Judge Tatum
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District Attorney Charlie Lord
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Sheriff Fonse Pruitt
Guy Raymond ...
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Audrey Christie ...
Annabelle Pettijohn
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Deborah Wilkes
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Widow Renfrew
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Jenny McCardle
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Klugg
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Bratsch
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Alpheus Minick
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Josie Minick is a widow, who is forced to fend for herself. Josie living in a cattle country, finds herself in odds and war with the cattlemen of the town, when she decides to make a sheep farm her livelihood. Written by Kelly

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When she goes West...the West goes chicken! See more »

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Comedy | Western

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1 February 1967 (USA)  »

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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of David Hartman. See more »

Goofs

Josie gets caught on a roll of flypaper, the type of which was not invented until 50 years after the movie was set. See more »

Quotes

Jason Meredith: You know, they say that the admission of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. I don't know a thing about women. I never did.
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Referenced in Sometimes a Great Notion (1970) See more »

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The Ballad of Josie
Lyrics by Floyd Huddleston
Music by Don Costa
Sung by Ron Dante (as Ronnie Dante)
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1 March 2002 | by (Römerberg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I like Doris Day and try to get all her films in german. You cannot imagine how happy I was, when I received "The Ballad of Josie" ( Das Teufelsweib aus Texas )( german title). It's a rare film, but I like it because of Doris. Well, people who enjoyed "Pillow Talk" won't like to watch this one, I guess. In this film are some funny moments, for example when Doris wears jeans and surprise the men or when she is falling on the bed. But you can't compare it to her better films. I can only say, Doris is in it, some other good actors and the plot isn't bad at all.


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