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The Wild and the Innocent (1959)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 27 May 1959 (USA)
In Wyoming, mountain trapper Yancy goes to the nearest town to trade his pelts but gets into trouble when he tries to save runaway saloon girl Rosalie from her shameful job.

Director:

Jack Sher

Writers:

Sy Gomberg (screenplay), Jack Sher (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Audie Murphy ... Yancy
Joanne Dru ... Marcy
Gilbert Roland ... Paul
Jim Backus ... Mr. Forbes
Sandra Dee ... Rosalie
George Mitchell ... Uncle Lije
Peter Breck ... Chip
Strother Martin ... Ben Stocker
Wesley Marie Tackitt ... Ma Ransome
Betty Harford Betty Harford ... Mrs. Forbes
Mel Leonard Mel Leonard ... Pitchman
Lillian Adams ... Kiri
Val Benedict Val Benedict ... Richie
Jim Sheppard Jim Sheppard ... Henchman
Edson Stroll ... Henchman (as Ed Stroll)
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Charming tale of mountaineer-trapper Murphy's first taste "big city" life with young, sweet Sandra Dee in tow. She flees her family, which tried to trade her for some of Murphy's beaver pelts, and tags along with the reluctant Murphy. They get into all manner of trouble in town, and Murphy has to shoot the sheriff to rescue Dee from her job as a dancehall girl. Written by <rita.richardson@arch2.nara.gov>

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The wild and wonderful story of the exciting young frontier !

Genres:

Romance | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Buckskin Kid and the Calico Gal See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastman Color)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Was originally titled The Wild Innocents. See more »

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TOUCH OF PINK
Written by Diane Lampert and Richard Loring
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A jerk trapper gets a beautiful stone in his boots!!
17 May 2019 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

Write something about Audie Murphy is a pleasure, a have almost all your pictures at a very special spot in my collection, he made a fortune on those B-westerns, earned much more money that some many famous actors, his charisma brought to him countless followers like myself, in another fantastic performance Audie plays a jerk trapper who is charge from his priceless uncle to sell all furs, in the middle he gets almost a gift a young blonde girl, trying out find a job to her on the crowed town, there he stays enchanted by a woman which shall see has an "Easy Life", a matter of fact that he actually wasn't civilized enough to understand how works a modern city on west, he has funniest moments to share us, Sandra Dee was gorgeous in this role, plays a perfect young innocent girl from the countryside, the chemistry is quite noticed, all viewers stayed anxious practically the entire movie for the best endind!!!

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First watch: 2019 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 7.25


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