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The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

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91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A lonely socialite masquerades as a maid and meets an unpretentious, plain-spoken cowboy who is unaware of her true identity.
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Director
H.C. Potter (as H. C. Potter)
Writers
S.N. Behrman (screen play) | Sonya Levien (screen play) | Leo McCarey (original story) | Frank R. Adams (original story)
Cinematographer
Gregg Toland (photography)
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Budget
$ 1,500,000
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Release date
Nov 17, 1938 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Merle Oberon
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Patsy Kelly
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Henry Kolker
Horace Smith Horace Smith   See fewer
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Harry Davenport
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Emma Dunn
Ma Hawkins Ma Hawkins   See fewer
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Berton Churchill
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Eddie Acuff
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Ernie Adams
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Murray Alper
Cowboy at Ranch (uncredited) Cowboy at Ranch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
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Silver Tip Baker
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Jack Baxley
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Ed Brady
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George Chandler
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Steve Clemente
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Iron Eyes Cody
Rodeo Indian (uncredited) Rodeo Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Colcord
Old Woman (uncredited) Old Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Coleman
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James Conaty
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Edward Cooper
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Curley Dresden
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Sarah Edwards
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Frank Ellis
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Franklyn Farnum
Cowboy (uncredited) Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Garrett
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William Gillis
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Arthur Hoyt
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Si Jenks
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Ethan Laidlaw
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Mike Lally
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Chief Many Treaties
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Robert Middlemass
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Edmund Mortimer
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David Newell
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Edgar Norton
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Lee Phelps
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Russ Powell
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Tom Ricketts
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Syd Saylor
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Guy Wilkerson
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6.6 / 10 | 1,049 votes