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The Texan Meets Calamity Jane (1950)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 15 November 1950 (USA)
Calamity Jane (Evelyn Ankers), learning that her ownership of the "Prairie Queen" saloon, bequeathed to her by the late unseen Frank Mullen, is going to be disputed by Frank's niece, ... See full summary »

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Ande Lamb

Writer:

Ande Lamb
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Ankers ... Calamity Jane
James Ellison ... Gordon Hastings
Lee 'Lasses' White Lee 'Lasses' White ... Colorado Charley
Ruth Whitney Ruth Whitney ... Cecelia Mullen
Jack Ingram ... Matt Baker
Sally Weldman Sally Weldman ... Emmy Stokes (as Sally Weidman)
Rudy De Saxe Rudy De Saxe ... Herbert (as Rudy deSaxe)
Paul Barney Paul Barney ... Dave Carter
Walter Strand Walter Strand ... Carlos
Hugh Hooker Hugh Hooker ... Raoul
Ronald Marriott Ronald Marriott ... Nick Dade
Farrell Lester Farrell Lester ... Rollo (as Ferrell Lester)
Elmer Herzberg Elmer Herzberg ... Henry the Whistler
William E. Green William E. Green ... Carlin (as William Green)
Frank Pharr Frank Pharr ... Sheriff Atwood
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Calamity Jane (Evelyn Ankers), learning that her ownership of the "Prairie Queen" saloon, bequeathed to her by the late unseen Frank Mullen, is going to be disputed by Frank's niece, Cecelia Mullen(Ruth Whitney) and her lawyer, Gordon Hastings (James Ellison), the latter brought to town by her rival saloon owner Matt Baker(Jac Ingram). Calamity and her aide, Colorado Charley Lee 'Lasses' White) try to run Gordon out of town, but he outwits them. However he listens to Calamity's story, and decides to back her ownership of the Prairtie Queen. Cecelia comes to town, and promises Gordon she will help him see that justice is done, but she is unable to provide the letters from her late uncle that proves Calamity's case. Calamity and Gordon discover that Baker has the letters, and they are recovered after a showdown shootout , in which Clamity is wounded. Gordon marries Cecilia and goes back home to Texas , leaving Calamity to mourn her one-and-only true love, Wild Bill Hickok. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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NEW ADVENTURES OF CALAMITY JANE! (original half-sheet poster-all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Calamity Jane and the Texan See more »

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Production Co:

Ande Lamb Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Cinecolor)| Color (Trucolor) (TV release)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

In the beginning, Calamity, is crying by Wild Bill Hickok's grave. When she walks away, her horse follows, and bumps the headstone. It sways back and forth quite a bit. See more »

Quotes

Colorado Charley: From now on, Mr. Lawyer-man, you'll do the legal thinkin' and we'll do the legal shootin'!
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Calamity Jane and the Texan.....

That was the title on the pretty Trucolor print shown on the Encore Western's channel....and I thought the film was a pretty likable low budgeter. The cast was professional...and the writing and direction told the pleasant enough story well. The depiction of Calamitiy Jane's love for the late lamented Hickock...and her reluctance to be caught up in a flirtation with lawyer Eliison give the film a slight air of gravity and romance missing from most b westerns of the era....

I like the strange ethereal unreality of well used two color systems...and the use of pink and orange and green in this one is a treat....and well worth a peak for he curious...


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