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Frontier Gal (1945)

Approved | | Family, Musical, Western | 21 December 1945 (USA)
A wanderer returns after six years and a one-night honeymoon to make amends with his bride and five year-old daughter.


Charles Lamont


Michael Fessier (original screenplay), Ernest Pagano (original screenplay)




Complete credited cast:
Yvonne De Carlo ... Lorena Dumont
Rod Cameron ... Jonathan Hart
Andy Devine ... Big Ben
Fuzzy Knight ... Fuzzy
Andrew Tombes ... Judge Prescott
Sheldon Leonard ... 'Blackie' Shoulders
Clara Blandick ... Abigail
Jan Wiley ... Sheila Winthop
Jack Overman ... Buffalo
Frank Lackteen ... Cherokee
Beverly Simmons Beverly Simmons ... Mary Ann (as Beverly Sue Simmons)


A wanderer returns after six years and a one-night honeymoon to make amends with his bride and five year-old daughter.

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THIS 'Salome" GAL CAN TAME 'EM ALL...In Pink Tights...or bar room fights! See more »


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Release Date:

21 December 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Mammoth Lakes, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)


Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Originally meant to be a vehicle for Maria Montez and Jon Hall, but Montez didn't like the script and refused to do the picture. Universal replaced her with Yvonne De Carlo and dropped Hall in favor of Rod Cameron. DeCarlo ultimately replaced Montez at Universal and appeared in many of the studio's "sword and sandal" epics originally intended for Montez. See more »


Cherokee: Cherokee: You talk too much.
[repeated line]
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Set 'em Up Joe
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by Edgar Fairchild
Sung by Yvonne De Carlo
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Frontier Gal saved by ending action, scenery and Beverly Simmons
1 December 2016 | by joeluherSee all my reviews

Frontier Gal has two exceptionally great features that make the film at least a "7" rather than a "4"- One is the least 20 minutes of the film- fast paced and lots of action (in contrast to the first 60 minutes which was primarily colorful scenes from an old west barroom), breathtaking scenery of the Sierra mountains in California and a great story ending and 2. Miss Beverly Simmons who was fantastic in her role of Mary Ann. From my research on IMDb.com Miss Simmons appeared in only about 4-5 movies, including Buck Privates Come Home. all before the age of fifteen and died too early at the age of 64. I believe her last film was a role in Weekend with Father (1951)for which she did not receive a credit. Miss Simmons was "Shirley Temple" like yet with her own unique charm and terrific acting. I give a 10 to Miss Simmons.

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