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Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981)

PG  |   |  Drama, Western  |  24 April 1981 (USA)
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In 19th century Oklahoma two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meat and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed still try to help them escape from a vigorous marshal.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Dalton
Jenny (Little Britches)
Bill Doolin
Bittercreek Newcomb
Little Dick Raidler
Dynamite Dick
Roger Cudney ...
Capps (as Roger Cudney Jr.)
Redmond Gleeson ...
Red Buck
Chad Hastings ...
Yvette Sweetman ...
Mrs. Sweetman
Tom Delaney ...
Ned's father


In 19th century Oklahoma two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meat and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed still try to help them escape from a vigorous marshal.

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They told the Doolin-Dalton Gang where to go. Then...they went with them.


Drama | Western


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24 April 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zwei Mädchen und die Doolin-Bande  »

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The cast and crew were filming at John Wayne's ranch in Durango, Mexico, when it was announced that the veteran star had died in Los Angeles. They held a one-minute silence in his honor. See more »


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Wonderful old-fashioned family western
2 August 2001 | by (Alexandria, VA) – See all my reviews

Amanda Plummer and Diane Lane are perfect complements in the title roles. Cattle Annie, as played by Plummer, is assertive, questioning, and somewhat rambunctious. In contrast, Lane's character is a lot like Barbara i One Day At A Time. The two young ladies get in the middle of Legendary Marshal Bill Tilghman's attempts to take the gang led by Burt Lancaster. The dialogue is sensational, and the acting, including terrific performances by Scoot Glenn and John Savage, could not be better. This is one to savor.

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