A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

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A Ticket to Tomahawk has sometimes been described as a musical western satire, but in fact is more "straight" western than anything else--not that there's anything wrong with that, of course. Dan Dailey plays a travelling medicine show entrepreneur who comes to the aid of fast-shootin' Anne Baxter, daughter of a railroad man. Stagecoach line representative Rory Calhoun is doing everything he can to prevent a new train service from winning a Colorado territory franchise. The whole affair boils down to a race between the train and Calhoun's coaches. The film's never-take-a-breath action scenes are played out against some of the most gorgeous Colorado scenery ever captured on Technicolor. A Ticket to Tomahawk has achieved latter-day fame due to the unbilled presence of Marilyn Monroe as one of Dan Dailey's chorus gals.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Western
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Cast

Dan Dailey
as Johnny Behind-the-Deuces
Anne Baxter
as Kit Dodge Jr.
Rory Calhoun
as Dakota
Walter Brennan
as Terence Sweeny
Charles Kemper
as Chuckity
Connie Gilchrist
as Mme. Adelaide
Arthur Hunnicutt
as Sad Eyes
Will Wright
as Dodge
Victor Sen Yung
as Long Time
Mauritz Hugo
as Dawson
Harry Carter
as Charley
Harry Seymour
as Velvet Fingers
Raymond Bond
as Station Master
Chief Thundercloud
as Crooked Knife
Jack Elam
as Fargo
Paul Harvey
as Mr. Bishop
John War Eagle
as Lone Eagle
Shooting Star
as Crazy Dog
Herbert Heywood
as Old Timer
Bill Self
as Telegrapher
William Self
as Telegrapher
Guy Wilkerson
as Dr. Brink
Olin Howland
as Conductor
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½

Colorful, fast-moving western comedy (with music!); Marilyn Monroe has a small part as a chorus girl.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt
½

Colorful western comedy/adventure is no classic but has enough pleasures to make it worth sitting through. Aside from Marilyn Monroe in one of her last unbilled bits this has a charming Dan Dailey, a feisty Anne Baxter and some beautiful scenery.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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