powered by AFI
Hollywood Reporter news items add Les Gotcher, Katherine Lytle, Joan Morgan, Mary Lindblat and William Desmond to the cast, but their appearance in the final film has not been confirmed. Modern sources note that the film made a net profit of $557,000 at the time of its initial release and was one of RKO's most successful pictures of 1946. As of November 19, 1954, the picture, which cost $600,000 to make, had grossed $4,000,000, according to Hollywood Reporter. Badman's Territory was one of two films shot in 1945 that marked actor and stuntman Ben Johnson's entry into motion pictures. The other film, also released in 1946, was California Gold Rush (see below).