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Callaway Went Thataway (1951)

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81 min | Comedy, Western

Two marketing professionals hire a lookalike of classic western actor Smoky Callaway to impersonate the actor and make new films, but things go awry when the real Callaway, thought long missing, returns.
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Nov 15, 1951 (United States)

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Fred MacMurray
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Dorothy McGuire
Deborah Patterson Deborah Patterson   See fewer
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Howard Keel
Stretch Barnes / Smoky Callaway Stretch Barnes / Smoky Callaway   See fewer
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Jesse White
Georgie Markham Georgie Markham   See fewer
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Fay Roope
Tom Lorrison Tom Lorrison   See fewer
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John Indrisano
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Don Haggerty
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Gene Alsace
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Dorothy Andre
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6.7 / 10 | 527 votes