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The Second Greatest Sex (1955)

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87 min | Musical, Western

In 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with rival town Mandaroon over which will be county seat, keeping the town's men away from home most of the time. The last straw is when Matt Davis feels compelled to go on a new foray on his wedding ...See moreIn 1880, Osawkie, Kansas is feuding with rival town Mandaroon over which will be county seat, keeping the town's men away from home most of the time. The last straw is when Matt Davis feels compelled to go on a new foray on his wedding night; his bride Liza (just call her Lysistrata) takes teacher Cassie's advice and organizes a marital strike to make the men-folk stop their nonsense. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Charles Hoffman (written for the screen by) | Aristophanes (play "Lysistrata")
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Updated Oct 31, 1955

Release date
Oct 1955 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Jeanne Crain
Liza McClure Liza McClure   See fewer
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George Nader
Matt Davis Matt Davis   See fewer
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Kitty Kallen
Katy Connors Katy Connors   See fewer
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Bert Lahr
Job McClure Job McClure   See fewer
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Mamie Van Doren
Birdie Snyder Birdie Snyder   See fewer
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Keith Andes
Rev. Peter Maxwell Rev. Peter Maxwell   See fewer
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Kathleen Case
Tilda Bean Tilda Bean   See fewer
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Paul Gilbert
Roscoe Dobbs Roscoe Dobbs   See fewer
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Tommy Rall
Alf Connors Alf Connors   See fewer
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Edna Skinner
Cassie Slater Cassie Slater   See fewer
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Jimmy Boyd
Newt McClure Newt McClure   See fewer
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Cousin Emmy
Cousin Emmy (as Cynthia May Carver) Cousin Emmy (as Cynthia May Carver)   See fewer
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The Midwesterners
Western Band Western Band   See fewer
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Ward Ellis
Zachary Bean Zachary Bean   See fewer
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Mary Marlo
Sarah 'Ma' McClure Sarah 'Ma' McClure   See fewer
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Sheb Wooley
Silas - Jones City Leader Silas - Jones City Leader   See fewer
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George Wallace
Simon Clegghorn Simon Clegghorn   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
'Doc' Grimshaw 'Doc' Grimshaw   See fewer
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Sharon Bell
Sally McClure Sally McClure   See fewer
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Joanne Arnold
Girl in Bathtub (uncredited) Girl in Bathtub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emile Avery
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregg Barton
Simon's Henchman (uncredited) Simon's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Polly Burson
Horseback Rider (uncredited) Horseback Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barrie Chase
Blonde Dancer (in 'Travelin' Man') (uncredited) Blonde Dancer (in 'Travelin' Man') (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Cliff
Mandaroon Man (uncredited) Mandaroon Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Crider
Woman in Barracks (uncredited) Woman in Barracks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Darrin
Jones City Woman (uncredited) Jones City Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Dee
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
General Storekeeper (uncredited) General Storekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert 'Buzz' Henry
Posse Man (uncredited) Posse Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lola Kendrick
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Mapes
Osawkie Townsman (uncredited) Osawkie Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Townsman in Store (uncredited) Townsman in Store (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mitchell
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paula Morgan
Mandaroon Woman (uncredited) Mandaroon Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Roberson
Brawler (uncredited) Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sowards
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skip Torgerson
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Wills
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 75 votes