The Boy from Oklahoma (1954)

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Tom Brewster, handy with a rope but not a gun, rides into town and mails his lawyer's exam. When his lack of ability with a gun is exposed, the town boss Turlock offers him the job of ... See full summary »


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Oklahoma connection: While his parents were touring, Lon Chaney Jr.--playing 'Crazy Charlie' in this film--was born in Oklahoma City, a half-dozen years before his father, "Man of a Thousand Faces" Lon Chaney, made his first film appearance.


When the sheriff lassos Shorty, the rope is around his arms and torso; in the next shot, it's under the arms; then back again in the next.


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Release Date:

27 February 1954



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Box Office


$1,400,000 (USA)

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