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Wyoming (1940)

With the army after him and his partner deserting, Reb decides that a change of scenery would be nice so he heads for Wyoming with Dave. To show his gratitude to Dave, he steals his horse ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Writers:

Jack Jevne (screen play), Hugo Butler (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Wallace Beery ... 'Reb' Harkness
Leo Carrillo ... Pete Marillo
Ann Rutherford ... Lucy Kincaid
Lee Bowman ... Lieutenant Connally
Marjorie Main ... Mehitabel Belle
Joseph Calleia ... John Buckley
Bobs Watson ... Jimmy Kincaid
Paul Kelly ... General Custer
Henry Travers ... Sheriff
Chief Thundercloud ... Lightfoot (as Chief Thunder Cloud)
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Storyline

With the army after him and his partner deserting, Reb decides that a change of scenery would be nice so he heads for Wyoming with Dave. To show his gratitude to Dave, he steals his horse and gun, which causes Dave to be killed by cattle rustlers. While Reb is an outlaw and a teller of tall tales, he still feels responsible for the Kincaid Ranch and helps all the Ranchers battle Buckley, who wants to drive them all out. Even General Custer, with his 2 man cavalry gets involved in chasing Reb. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Man from Wyoming See more »

Filming Locations:

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Black and White (Sepiatone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The opening credits of the version of this movie shown on TCM display the title as: "Bad Man of Wyoming", a title often used by TV broadcasters in order to eliminate confusion with the similarly titled Wyoming (1947) which had also hit the airwaves around the same time sixty years ago. See more »

Goofs

Lee Bowman's character is continuously referred to as Lt. Connelly and wears officer's bars on his uniform, yet is listed in the credits as Sgt. Connelly. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Arena: The Orson Welles Story - Part 1 (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh! Susanna
(1848) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
In the score during the opening credits and at the end
Played on harmonica by Wallace Beery often
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All this...and Custer too!
11 June 2019 | by CatRufus5591See all my reviews

Just watched this enjoyable Wallace Beery western for the very first time and really enjoyed it! Wallace Beery is...well, Wallace Beery, as usual. Also starring Marjorie Main (Ma Kettle) and Ann Rutherford (straight from 'Gone With the Wind'). Great story with colorful characters. I only wish they had FILMED it in color, especially when you consider the breathtaking Wyoming scenery.


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