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Frenchie King (1971)
"Les pétroleuses" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  16 December 1971 (France)
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Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.

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Louise
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Marie Sarrazin
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The Sheriff
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Aunt Amelie
Marie-Ange Aniès ...
Constance
Georges Beller ...
Marc
Henri Czarniak ...
Doc. Miller (as Henry Czarniak)
Oscar Davis ...
Matthieu
Raoul Delfosse ...
Le Cornac
France Dougnac ...
Elisabeth
Teresa Gimpera ...
Caroline
Leroy Haynes ...
Marquis
Valéry Inkijinoff ...
Spitting Bull (as Valery Inkijinoff)
Jacques Jouanneau ...
Letellier
Emma Cohen ...
Virginie
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Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.

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The West Ain't No Place for a Man

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Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

16 December 1971 (France)  »

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Frenchie King  »

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ESP 60,265,526 (Spain)
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Solve the equation:B²+C²=0
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After the first half of the sixties,Christian-Jaque 's talent began to deteriorate .It was extraordinary he fell so quickly and so low after the brilliant works of the thirties ,forties ,fifties and even early sixties.

Probably made to capitalize on the success of Louis Malle's "Viva Maria" where BB met Jeanne Moreau in 1965, "Le petroleuses" is a slapstick comedy where two gorgeous cowgirls fight for an oilfield. In her memoirs,BB remembers she could not ride a horse,and she was terrified each time she had to get back into the saddle.Her screams (Mama!Mama!) used to make CC laugh until she cried.She did not like the film.I didn't either.


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