The Marshal's Daughter (1953)

To fully appreciate the western comedy The Marshal's Daughter, one must be aware that its star, a zaftig, wide-eyed lass named Laurie Anders, was in 1953 a popular TV personality. A regular on The Ken Murray Show, Anders had risen to fame with the Southern-fried catchphrase "Ah love the wi-i-i-ide open spaces!" Striking while the iron was hot, the entrepreneurial Murray produced this inexpensive oater, which cast Anders as Laurie Dawson, the singing daughter of a U.S. marshal (Hoot Gibson). Teaming with her dad to capture outlaw Trigger Gans (Bob Duncan), Laurie briefly disguises herself as a masked bandit. Amidst much stock footage from earlier westerns and a plethora of lame jokes and dreadful puns, The Marshal's Daughter is a treat for trivia buffs, featuring such virile actors as Preston S. Foster, Johnny Mack Brown, Jimmy Wakely and Buddy Baer as "themselves."

Directing:
  • William Berke
Writing:
  • Bob Duncan
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  • Release Date: 1953-06-25
  • Views: 94
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 71

Preston Foster

Preston Foster - Poker-Game Player

Ken Murray

'Smiling Billy' Murray

Jimmy Wakely

Jimmy Wakely - Poker-Game Player

Johnny Mack Brown

Johnny Mack Brown - Poker-Game Player

Hoot Gibson

Marshal Ben Dawson

Laurie Anders

Laurie Dawson

Buddy Baer

Buddy Baer - Poker Game Player

Harry Lauter

Russ Mason

Robert Bray

Anderson (as Bob Bray)

Tex Ritter

Background Singer (singing voice)
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