The Oklahoma Woman

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The Oklahoma Woman
Directed byRoger Corman
Produced byRoger Corman
Written byLou Rusoff
StarringPeggie Castle
Richard Denning
Cathy Downs
Mike Connors
Dick Miller
Distributed byAmerican Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • June 15, 1956 (1956-06-15)
Running time
73 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$60,000[1]

The Oklahoma Woman is a 1956 film directed by Roger Corman, involving the return of Steve Ward (Richard Denning) to his hometown to claim his inheritance. Ward ends up getting involved in a local election and the ambitions of saloon owner, Marie "Oklahoma" Saunders (Peggie Castle).

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Plot[edit]

After a former gunslinger is released from prison, he returns home to claim his inheritance. The gunslinger ends up getting involved with a local election, which has turned nasty, and is later framed him for murder. [2]

Production[edit]

The film was originally known as The Girls of Hangtown.[3] Filmed on a budget of $ 60,000. [4]

Release[edit]

The film was issued on a double bill with Female Jungle.[5]

Reception[edit]

Variety found the fight the fight between the two female leads novel, the movie itself was considered straight out of the oat bin. CEA Film Report was kinder, finding the movie full of action and praised the fight on the roof. Monthly Film Bulletin said the movie was below average

Copyright[edit]

The copyright in and to this motion picture is currently held by Susan Nicholson Hofheinz (Susan Hart).


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alan Frank, The Films of Alan Frank: Shooting My Way Out of Trouble, Bath Press, 1998, p. 24
  2. ^ Frank (1996) The Films of Roger Corman
  3. ^ Looking at Hollywood: Robertson Released by Studio and Gets Role in a Western Hopper, Hedda. Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963) [Chicago, Ill] 14 Dec 1955: b11.
  4. ^ Frink 1996
  5. ^ Gary A. Smith, American International Pictures: The Golden Years, Bear Manor Media 2014 p 30

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