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In Old Oklahoma ()


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In 1906, on Oklahoma's Indian lands, a cowboy fights for oil lease rights against a greedy oilman while a pretty schoolteacher steals both men's hearts.

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Daniel F. Somers
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Catherine Elizabeth Allen
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Jim 'Hunk' Gardner
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Despirit Dean
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Bessie Baxter
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Cuddles Walker
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Richardson
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Teddy Roosevelt
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Cherokee Kid
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Mrs. Ames
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Ben
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Wilkins
Anne O'Neal ...
Mrs. Peabody
Richard Graham ...
Walter Ames
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Mason - Indian Agent (uncredited)
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Joe - Train Conductor (uncredited)
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Witherspoon's Assistant (uncredited)
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Oil Worker on Train (uncredited)
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Little Sun (uncredited)
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Dan's Man - Oiler (uncredited)
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Blake - Oiler (uncredited)
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Dance-Hall Girl (uncredited)
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Brawler (uncredited)
Jess Cavin ...
Barfly (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ...
McCann - Gardner's Oil Man (uncredited)
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Man on Train (uncredited)
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Card Player on Train (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Dance-Hall Girl (uncredited)
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Corrigan - Oiler (uncredited)
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Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
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Blonde (uncredited)
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Witherspoon's Clerk (uncredited)
Curley Dresden ...
Second Randy Train Passenger (uncredited)
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Indignant Businessman on Train (uncredited)
Pearl Early ...
Mrs. Simpson (uncredited)
Frank Ellis ...
Farmer (uncredited)
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Dance-Hall Girl (uncredited)
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Kelsey - Waiter (uncredited)
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Dance-Hall Girl (uncredited)
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Miller - Card Player on Train (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire ...
Secretary of the Interior (uncredited)
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Gardner's Man (uncredited)
Bonnie Jean Hartley ...
Saloon Girl (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
Pat Hogan ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Charles Jordan ...
Crawford - Oiler (uncredited)
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Dan's Man - Oiler (uncredited)
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First Randy Train Passenger (uncredited)
Mike Lally ...
Gardner's Oil Man (uncredited)
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Fenton (uncredited)
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Tom - Farmer on Train (uncredited)
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Promoter (uncredited)
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Train Passenger (uncredited)
June Pickerell ...
Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
Rebel Randall ...
Woman on Train (uncredited)
Jack Raymond ...
Oil Worker (uncredited)
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Brawler (uncredited)
Dick Rich ...
Card Player on Train (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
Linda Scott ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Charlie Witherspoon (uncredited)
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Scared Wagon Driver (uncredited)
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Man on Train (uncredited)
Larry Stewart ...
Vendor on Train (uncredited)
Oril Taller ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
President Roosevelt's Aide (uncredited)
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Chief Big Tree (uncredited)
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Man on Train (uncredited)
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Al Dalton (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)

Directed by

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Albert S. Rogell

Written by

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Thomson Burtis ... (original story)
 
Ethel Hill ... (screenplay) &
Eleanore Griffin ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Robert North ... associate producer

Music by

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Walter Scharf

Cinematography by

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Jack A. Marta ... (photography) (as Jack Marta)

Film Editing by

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Ernest J. Nims ... (as Ernest Nims)

Art Direction by

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Russell Kimball

Set Decoration by

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Otto Siegel

Costume Design by

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Walter Plunkett

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Yakima Canutt ... second unit director (uncredited)
Philip Ford ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Dick Tyler Sr. ... sound (as Dick Tyler)
Howard Wilson ... sound

Special Effects by

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Howard Lydecker ... special effects (as Howard Lydecker Jr.)

Stunts

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Yakima Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Babe DeFreest ... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Geary ... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Graham ... stunts (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons ... stunts (uncredited)
Post Park ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... stunts (uncredited)
Nellie Walker ... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Yrigoyen ... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Yrigoyen ... stunts (uncredited)

Music Department

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Joseph Dubin ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / orchestrator (uncredited)
Mort Glickman ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
George Parrish ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Marlin Skiles ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew

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Sid Davis ... stand-in: John Wayne (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen. Written by Jim Beaver

Plot Keywords
Taglines Wildcat Men and their Wildcat Women! See more »
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Also Known As
  • War of the Wildcats (United States)
  • War of the Wildcats (United Kingdom)
  • La ruée sanglante (France)
  • En el viejo Oklahoma (Spain)
  • Door vuur en vlam (Belgium, Flemish title)
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  • 102 min
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Trivia Mary Jane Croft's debut. See more »
Goofs As Wayne's character builds his oil rig and races to strike oil, the words of the months appearing on screen to show time passing are in an art deco font--a strange choice, seeing as the film's story is set in the early 20th century before the Roaring 20s. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in That's Action (1977). See more »

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