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Calamity Jane (4-Nov-1953)

Director: David Butler

Writer: James O'Hanlon

Producer: William Jacobs

Keywords: Western/Comedy, Musical, Biography

A saloon owner sends for a vaudeville actress from Chicago but a miscommunication leaves him without. He dresses up her agent in drag and tries to pass him off as a female; it does not go well. Calamity Jane offers to retrieve the actress, bringing back a female but it's the wrong one. They make do. Though liberties were taken with historical accuracy, Doris Day is perfection in one of the greatest of musicals. Winner of Oscar for Best Song.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip Carey
Actor
15-Jul-1925 6-Feb-2009 One Life to Live
Doris Day
Actor
3-Apr-1924   The Man Who Knew Too Much
Paul Harvey
Actor
10-Sep-1882 5-Dec-1955 American character actor
Howard Keel
Actor
13-Apr-1919 7-Nov-2004 Clayton Farlow on Dallas
Allyn Ann McLerie
Actor
1-Dec-1926   They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Dick Wesson
Actor
19-Nov-1922 25-Apr-1996 Destination Moon

CAST

Doris Day   ...   Calamity Jane
Howard Keel   ...   Wild Bill Hickok
with
Allyn Ann McLerie   ...   Katie Brown
Philip Carey   ...   Lt. Gilmartin
Dick Wesson   ...   Francis Fryer
Paul Harvey   ...   Henry Miller
Chubby Johnson   ...   Rattlesnake
Gale Robbins   ...   Adelaid Adams

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