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The Boy from Oklahoma (1954)

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87 min | Western

Tom Brewster, handy with a rope but not a gun, rides into town and mails his lawyer's exam. When his lack of ability with a gun is exposed, the town boss Turlock offers him the job of Sheriff but he refuses. When the mail is robbed leaving...See moreTom Brewster, handy with a rope but not a gun, rides into town and mails his lawyer's exam. When his lack of ability with a gun is exposed, the town boss Turlock offers him the job of Sheriff but he refuses. When the mail is robbed leaving him without a job to ride to, he changes his mind. But Turlock has misjudged Tom and Tom without a gun is soon on the trail of the former Sheriff's killer and it will lead to Turlock. Written by Maurice VanAuken See less
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Michael Fessier (story "The Sheriff Was Scared") | Frank Davis (screenplay) | Winston Miller (screenplay)
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$1,400,000
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Release date
Feb 27, 1954 (United States)

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61 cast members
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Will Rogers Jr.
Sheriff Tom Brewster Sheriff Tom Brewster   See fewer
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Nancy Olson
Katie Brannigan Katie Brannigan   See fewer
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Lon Chaney Jr.
Crazy Charlie (as Lon Chaney) Crazy Charlie (as Lon Chaney)   See fewer
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Anthony Caruso
Barney Turlock Barney Turlock   See fewer
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Wallace Ford
Wally Higgins Wally Higgins   See fewer
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Clem Bevans
Pop Pruty Pop Pruty   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
Paul Evans Paul Evans   See fewer
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Sheb Wooley
Pete Martin Pete Martin   See fewer
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Slim Pickens
Shorty Shorty   See fewer
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Tyler MacDuff
Billy the Kid Billy the Kid   See fewer
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James Griffith
Joe Downey Joe Downey   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emile Avery
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Barton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar Blank
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Blue
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Borzage
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Bowman
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Cason
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Cherney
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chesebro
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Cirillo
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daly
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Dix
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Dowling
Dealer (uncredited) Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Hack
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Holden
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Jones
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lauter
Jim (uncredited) Jim (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Mapes
Stage Guard (uncredited) Stage Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy McCoy
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Monroe
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Montie Montana
Roper (uncredited) Roper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Montgomery
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Osborne
Man in Jail (uncredited) Man in Jail (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perrin
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Pitti
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Denver Pyle
Bagley (uncredited) Bagley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Robinson
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
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Allen D. Sewall
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Teague
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skip Torgerson
Johnny Neil (uncredited) Johnny Neil (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blaine Turner
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Wagenheim
Hymie - The Timekeeper (uncredited) Hymie - The Timekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Watts
Harry - Bartender (uncredited) Harry - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Weldon
Maybelle - Saloon Girl on Porch (uncredited) Maybelle - Saloon Girl on Porch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Wilkerson
Huey Mitchell (uncredited) Huey Mitchell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Britt Wood
Man in Jail (uncredited) Man in Jail (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 269 votes