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Frenchie (1950)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 12 December 1950 (UK)
Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

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Complete credited cast:
... Sheriff Tom Banning
... Frenchie Fontaine
... Pete Lambert
... Countess
... Diane Gorman
... Lance Cole
... Clyde Gorman
... Mayor Jefferson Harding
... Carter
... Rednose
... Jim Dobbs
Vincent Renno ... Tony
... Bartender (as Larry Dobkin)
Lucille Barkley ... Dealer
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Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.

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Every Inch of Her Was Against the Law! She's Tameless...He's Tough!

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Romance | Western

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Anjo de Vingança  »

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Frenchie Fontaine Dawson: Don't worry about me sheriff, anything I can get on I can get off.
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Frenchie's back in town
4 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

"Frenchie" (1950) is based loosely on the western classic "Destry Rides Again" only this time featuring a woman as the heroine. In her prime the shapely and gorgeous Shelley Winters as Frenchie Fontaine returns to her town and opens a saloon ,as a front, to avenge her fathers murder. Besides the usual gun play there is an old fashioned saloon fight when Frenchie tangles with another woman which is a hoot. Rounding out the cast of this technicolor co-feature are Joel McCrea, John Russell, Paul Kelly, Elsa Lanchester, John Emery and the ever dependable Marie Windsor.


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