The Plainsman (1966)

92 mins | Western | September 1966

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HISTORY

Previously filmed by Cecil B. De Mille and released through Paramount Pictures in ... More Less

Previously filmed by Cecil B. De Mille and released through Paramount Pictures in 1937. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Col coordinator
ART DIRECTORS
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
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Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost des
Cost supv
MUSIC
Mus score
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MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstylist
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the screenplay for the film The Plainsman written by Waldemar Young, Harold Lamb and Lynn Riggs (Paramount, 1937).
DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1966
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 October 1966
Copyright Number:
LP35476
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Eastman Color by Pathé
Duration(in mins):
92
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Wild Bill Hickok is ambushed by a band of Cheyenne Indians headed by Crazy Knife. Chief Black Kettle intercedes, and Wild Bill is allowed to leave, but without his horse and boots. After hitching a ride on a stage driven by Calamity Jane, he reports to Army Lieutenant Stiles that the Indians now have repeater rifles. The inexperienced officer, however, treats the intelligence with indifference. Later, at the local saloon, Wild Bill meets his old friend Buffalo Bill Cody and Cody's new bride, Louisa. After they have parted, Wild Bill catches Lattimer, a stranger, cheating at poker and forces him to leave. Soon after, Wild Bill and Cody are captured by Indians armed with repeater rifles, and Calamity also is taken prisoner by Crazy Knife. During his captivity Wild Bill learns that the repeater rifles are being supplied by Lattimer. Consequently, when Calamity and Wild Bill are rescued, Lattimer is arrested and delivered to the sheriff. As Col. George Custer takes over the Army post, Calamity declares her undying love for Wild ... +


Wild Bill Hickok is ambushed by a band of Cheyenne Indians headed by Crazy Knife. Chief Black Kettle intercedes, and Wild Bill is allowed to leave, but without his horse and boots. After hitching a ride on a stage driven by Calamity Jane, he reports to Army Lieutenant Stiles that the Indians now have repeater rifles. The inexperienced officer, however, treats the intelligence with indifference. Later, at the local saloon, Wild Bill meets his old friend Buffalo Bill Cody and Cody's new bride, Louisa. After they have parted, Wild Bill catches Lattimer, a stranger, cheating at poker and forces him to leave. Soon after, Wild Bill and Cody are captured by Indians armed with repeater rifles, and Calamity also is taken prisoner by Crazy Knife. During his captivity Wild Bill learns that the repeater rifles are being supplied by Lattimer. Consequently, when Calamity and Wild Bill are rescued, Lattimer is arrested and delivered to the sheriff. As Col. George Custer takes over the Army post, Calamity declares her undying love for Wild Bill. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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