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Cat Ballou (24-Jun-1965)

Director: Elliot Silverstein

Writers: Walter Newman; Frank R. Pierson

From novel: The Ballad of Cat Ballou by Roy Chanslor

Music by: Frank De Vol

Producer: Harold Hecht

Keywords: Western/Comedy

Catherine Ballou journeys home to visit her father, finding him embroiled in a dispute with a land development company over the future of his ranch; she hires several men to help but ultimately is unable to prevent her father from being gunned down. Finding no justice in the legal system, Cat Ballou turns outlaw. Won an Oscar for Best Actor; received additional nominations for Best Adaptation, Best Editing, Best Original Song, and Best Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce Cabot
Actor
20-Apr-1904 3-May-1972 Saved Fay Wray from King Kong
Michael Callan
Actor
22-Nov-1935   Husband on Occasional Wife
Nat King Cole
Singer
17-Mar-1917 15-Feb-1965 Unforgettable
Reginald Denny
Actor
20-Nov-1891 16-Jun-1967 English actor and RC airplane popularizer
Jay C. Flippen
Actor
6-Mar-1899 3-Feb-1971 The Killing
Jane Fonda
Actor
21-Dec-1937   Barbarella
Dwayne Hickman
Actor
18-May-1934   Dobie Gillis
Arthur Hunnicutt
Actor
17-Feb-1910 26-Sep-1979 The Big Sky
Stubby Kaye
Actor
11-Nov-1918 14-Dec-1997 Guys and Dolls
John Marley
Actor
17-Oct-1907 22-May-1984 Godfather horsehead recipient
Lee Marvin
Actor
19-Feb-1924 29-Aug-1987 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Burt Mustin
Actor
8-Feb-1884 28-Jan-1977 Character actor, 1950s to 1970s

CAST

Starring
Jane Fonda   ...   Cat Ballou
Lee Marvin   ...   Shelleen / Strawn
Michael Callan   ...   Clay Boone
Dwayne Hickman   ...   Jed
Nat King Cole   ...   Shouter
Stubby Kaye   ...   Shouter
with
Tom Nardini   ...   Jackson Two-Bears
John Marley   ...   Frankie Ballou
Reginald Denny   ...   Sir Harry Percival
Jay C. Flippen   ...   Sheriff Cardigan
Arthur Hunnicutt   ...   Butch Cassidy
Bruce Cabot   ...   Sheriff Maledon
Burt Mustin   ...   Accuser
Paul Gilbert   ...   Train Messenger

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