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Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed | | Biography, Comedy, Musical | 17 May 1950 (USA)
The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Annie Oakley
... Frank Butler
... Colonel William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody
... Chief Sitting Bull
... Pawnee Bill
... Charlie Davenport
... Dolly Tate
... Foster Wilson
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Storyline

A story very loosely based on the love story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler who meet at a shooting match. Fabulous music although the lead characters have virtually nothing to do with the actual historical figures. Annie joins Frank Butler in Col. Cody's Wild West Show. They tour the world performing before Royalty as well as the public at large.

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Release Date:

17 May 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Annie, la reine du cirque  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,768,785 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$8,000,000
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Finnish censorship visa # 034263. See more »

Goofs

The real Annie Oakley was a brunette. See more »

Quotes

Annie Oakley: [calling after Frank as he's walking away] Hey, mister...? Don't you like girls?
Frank Butler: [not comprehendeding the question] Well... sure!
Annie Oakley: [realizing it herself] I'm a girl.
Frank Butler: [laughing condescendingly as he walks away] That's fine.
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Connections

Referenced in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

I'M AN INDIAN TOO
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Betty Hutton
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A great film for the whole family.
24 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I don't know what planet the other reviewer (David Burns) is from, but i guess everyone is entitled to their opinion. This is a GREAT movie musical, with excellent performances. It has endured for a reason. I would rate this in the top 10 best musicals of all time, right up there with Singin' In The Rain, An American In Paris, Gigi, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, The Sound Of Music, Invitation To The Dance, the Astair-Rogers gems. Betty Hutton gives a career defining performance; she is simply wonderful in the title role, with solid performances from the rest of the cast ( Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, Keenan Wynn). The score , by Berlin, Deutsch and Edens, includes memorable songs (There's No Business Like Show Business, Doin' What Comes Naturally, Anything You Can Do ), . The film was the winner of the 1951 Academy Award for best music and scoring. The color photography by Charles Rosher is magnificent. If you like musicals (or just great films), do yourself a favor and get the DVD.


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