Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Traditional Western  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Filmed on location at Montana's Glacier National Park, Cattle Queen of Montana makes excellent use of the diverse talents of Barbara Stanwyck and Ronald Reagan. Stanwyck is cast as Sierra Nevada Jones, who hopes to stake her claim in the cattle business despite opposition from hostile land barons. She is helped along by government agent Farrell, even though he's officially on hand to find out who's been inciting the local Indian tribes into attacking the whites. Lance Fuller delivers a well-balanced performance as Colorados, a college-educated Indian chief who hopes to bring peace to the land. Long a fixture of TV's Late Late Shows, Cattle Queen of Montana was briefly reissued theatrically when Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980.

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bad-guy, cattle-drive, claim-jumpers, father, frontier, good-guy, homestead, investigation, killing, love, murder, Native-American, revenge, romance, wilderness, woman