Approved | | Comedy, Family, Western
Calamity Jane is despatched to find out who's smuggling rifles to the Indians, and winds up married to a hapless correspondence school dentist as part of her cover.
This was the second movie where Bob Hope performed the Academy Award winning Best Original Song, in this case "Buttons and Bows." The first was his theme song, "Thanks for the Memory", which he sang in The Big Broadcast of 1938.
She can't take a bath with her guns on. Come on.
When the gunrunners arrive in the Indian village they are seen to be travelling in a covered-wagon in one shot, and on an open buckboard covered with furs in the next shot.
Remade in 1968 as The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968), starring Don Knotts and Barbara Rhoades.