Callaway Went Thataway (1951) - (Movie Clip) There Is No Smoky Callaway
Weve just met Fred MacMurray as TV ad-man Mike Frye, who introduces Dorothy McGuire as his partner, and through exposition we find out that the old movie singing cowboy theyve turned into a TV star is missing, Jesse White as his old agent, in Callaway Went Thataway, 1951.
Callaway Went Thataway - (Original Trailer)
A real cowboy (Howard Keel) signs on to impersonate a faded western star for public appearances.
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Open, All In A Day's Work
Opening as it becomes apparent that Howard Keel is on TV, the dapper singing cowboy (the girl he rescues is not credited), known as Smoky Callaway, with more gags about sponsorship coming, in the Norman Panama/Melvin Frank MGM comedy, generally seen as a spoof on Hopalong Cassidy, Callaway Went Thataway, 1951, starring Fred MacMurray and Dorothy McGuire.
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) -- (Movie Clip) He Died With His Regiment
Unable to find washed-up singing cowboy Callaway, who theyve made a TV star using his old movie serials, Hollywood advertising partners Mike and Deb (Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire) track down the real cowboy (Howard Keel, who also plays Callaway), who wrote to complain because hes a dead-ringer for the guy, in MGMs Callaway Went Thataway, 1951.
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) -- (Movie Clip) What Would You Say To A Martini?
Now in Hollywood, reluctantly convinced to pretend hes the missing old-time singing cowboy whos become a TV star, Howard Keel as Shep, impersonating Smoky Callaway, escorted by his de facto agents (Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire) blunders with MGM celebrities (Elizabeth Taylor, Clark Gable) at Mocambo, then with the sponsor and wife (Fay Roope, Natalie Schaefer) in Callaway Went Thataway, 1951.