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Arizona (25-Dec-1940)

Director: Wesley Ruggles

Writers: Claude Binyon; Clarence Budington Kelland

Music by: Victor Young

Keywords: Western

Jean Arthur plays Phoebe Titus, a tough pioneering businesswoman of Tucson just before the US Civil War. She and handsome Peter Muncie fall for each other, though he's just passing through to California. Meanwhile competitors willing to use dirty tricks threaten to destroy her business. Gary Cooper was originally offered the role of Peter. Received Oscar nominations for Best Art Direction and Best Original Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jean Arthur
17-Oct-1900 19-Jun-1991 Only Angels Have Wings
Edgar Buchanan
20-Mar-1903 4-Apr-1979 Uncle Joe Carson on Petticoat Junction
George Chandler
30-Jun-1898 10-Jun-1985 Uncle Petrie on Lassie
Porter Hall
19-Sep-1888 6-Oct-1953 Going My Way
Paul Harvey
10-Sep-1882 5-Dec-1955 American character actor
William Holden
17-Apr-1918 16-Nov-1981 Stalag 17
Addison Richards
20-Oct-1887 22-Mar-1964 American character actor
Regis Toomey
13-Aug-1898 12-Oct-1991 Burke's Law
Warren William
2-Dec-1894 24-Sep-1948 Imitation of Life


Jean Arthur   ...   Phoebe Titus
William Holden   ...   Peter Muncie
Warren William   ...   Jefferson Carteret
Porter Hall   ...   Lazarus Ward
Edgar Buchanan   ...   Judge Bogardus
Paul Harvey   ...   Solomon Warner
George Chandler   ...   Haley
Byron Foulger   ...   Pete Kitchen
Regis Toomey   ...   Grant Oury
Paul Lopez   ...   Estevan Ochoa
Colin Tapley   ...   Bart Massey
Uvaldo Varela   ...   Hilario Callego
Earl Crawford   ...   Joe Briggs
Griff Barnette   ...   Sam Hughes
Ludwig Hardt   ...   Meyer
Patrick Moriarity   ...   Terry
Frank Darien   ...   Joe
Syd Saylor   ...   Timmins
Wade Crosby   ...   Longstreet
Frank Hill   ...   Mano
Nina Campana   ...   Teresa
Addison Richards   ...   Capt. Hunter


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