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Born Reckless (1958)

Rider Kelly Cobb travels to county rodeos to win money so he can buy a patch of land he wants to call his own. He rescues trick rider Jackie Adams from the clutches of an amorous sports ... See full summary »

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Howard W. Koch

Writers:

Richard H. Landau (screenplay) (as Richard Landau), Richard H. Landau (story) (as Richard Landau) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mamie Van Doren ... Jackie Adams
Jeff Richards ... Kelly Cobb
Arthur Hunnicutt ... Cool Man
Carol Ohmart ... Liz
Tom Duggan Tom Duggan ... Mark Wilson
Nacho Galindo ... Papa Gomez
Allegra Varron Allegra Varron ... Mama Gomez
Jim Canino Jim Canino ... Jose
Karen Welch Karen Welch ... Dolores (as Jovon Monteid)
Orlando Rodríguez Orlando Rodríguez ... Manuel
Don 'Red' Barry ... Okie (as Donald Barry)
Jack Lomas Jack Lomas ... Mayor (as Jack Loomis)
Asa Maynor ... Trailer Camp Girl
Jeanne Carmen ... Rodeo Girl
Doye O'Dell ... Rodeo Official
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Storyline

Rider Kelly Cobb travels to county rodeos to win money so he can buy a patch of land he wants to call his own. He rescues trick rider Jackie Adams from the clutches of an amorous sports writer after her saloon song, and they travel together. Jackie begins falling in love with Kelly, but he doesn't seem to notice as he continues to risk life and limb for his dream, occasionally being tempted by floozies. Jackie hopes to convince a man that was born reckless to change his roaming ways. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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teensploitation | rodeo | See All (2) »

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And Mamie rocks 'em with 7 red-hot reckless tunes! She's the wickedest event on the big-time big-thrill rodeo circuit! And Mamie rocks 'em with 7 red-hot reckless tunes! Watch those bronc-busters try to tame Mamie! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Född vild och galen See more »

Filming Locations:

Saugus, California, USA

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cinematographer Joseph F. Biroc replaced Carl Guthrie. See more »

Goofs

Jackie takes a drumstick and starts beating out a rhythm on the cymbal to start "Separate the Men from the Boys", then passes the drumstick to drummer as she proceeds to sing. Three hits on the cymbal are heard while they're passing the stick. See more »

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You Lovable You
Written by Buck Ram
Performed by Johnny Olenn and His Group
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Rodeo Romance
29 June 2013 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Shapely saloon singer Mamie Van Doren (as Jackie Adams) is ogled by many man. After a performance, she is assaulted by a particularly amorous admirer. Handsome rodeo rider Jeff Richards (as Kelly Cobb) saves Ms. Van Doren. She partners up with Mr. Richards and his companion, Arthur Hunnicutt (as "Cool Man"), on the rodeo circuit. Although Richards seems more interested in other women, like Carol Ohmart (as Liz), he and Van Doren become attracted. Van Doren continues to arouse other men with her full, tightly-attired figure and platinum blonde looks. Seeing whether or not they can work it out and settle down is not very exciting.

**** Born Reckless (11/58) Howard W. Koch ~ Mamie Van Doren, Jeff Richards, Arthur Hunnicutt, Tom Duggan


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