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Callaway Went Thataway

Callaway Went Thataway(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

A real cowboy signs on to impersonate a faded western star for public appearances.

Cast & Crew

Norman Panama Director
Melvin Frank Director
Fred MacMurray Mike Frye
Dorothy McGuire Deborah Patterson
Howard Keel "Smoky" Callaway/"Stretch" Barnes
Jesse White Georgie Markham
Fay Roope Tom Lorrison
Natalie Schafer Martha Lorrison
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 5 Dec 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  81-82 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,296    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • A true gem

    Judy 2013-08-10

    A very true gem of a movie - poking a little fun at the serial westerns. I thoroughly enjoyed the way it even poked a little fun at the 'giants'... MORE>

  • UNEXPECTED DELIGHT!

    Henry Hoffman 2013-08-08

    I don't agree (w/ the above observation) that the script was"weak"; rather, it is clever, funny & (esp) character-driven. Also, Fred... MORE>

  • Callaway Went Thataway

    Mr. Blandings 2011-08-31

    While Keel does a good job of convincingly playing two disparate characters, overall he is bland and there is no chemistry between him and Dorothy McGuire.... MORE>