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Cattle Queen (1951)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 15 November 1951 (USA)
When Queenie Hart brings her cattle to a lawless town be sold, town boss Drake gets the Cattle Inspector to declare them infected. To fight back, Queenie's foreman Bill gets the Warden to ... See full summary »


Robert Emmett Tansey (as Robert Tansey)


Robert Emmett Tansey (story) (as Robert Emmett), Frances Kavanaugh (screenplay)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Hart ... Queenie Hart
Drake Smith ... Bill Foster
William Fawcett ... Alkali
Robert Gardett Robert Gardett ... Duke Drake (as Robert Gardette)
Johnny Carpenter Johnny Carpenter ... The Tucson Kid (as John Carpenter)
Edward Clark ... Doc Hodges
Emile Meyer ... Shotgun Thompson
James Pierce ... Bad Bill Smith (as Jim Pierce)
Joe Bailey Joe Bailey ... Blackie Malone
Douglas Wood Douglas Wood ... Judge Whipple - Bartender
Alyn Lockwood Alyn Lockwood ... Rosa - Saloon Girl
I. Stanford Jolley ... Scarface - Outlaw Leader
Lane Chandler ... Marshal Houston
William Bailey ... Warden (as William N. Bailey)
Frank Marlowe ... Stage Driver


When Queenie Hart brings her cattle to a lawless town be sold, town boss Drake gets the Cattle Inspector to declare them infected. To fight back, Queenie's foreman Bill gets the Warden to release three prisoners into his custody. With women now able to vote, Queenie gets them to elect Bill Sheriff. They are now ready to take on Drake and his men but one of the prisoners is a double-crosser. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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GUNS SHOT FASTER...MEN DIED QUICKER...under the ice-cold gaze of a reckless, relentless beauty (original poster) See more »


Romance | Western








Release Date:

15 November 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen of the West See more »

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Technical Specs


| (Encore-Westerns Library Print)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Final film of director Robert Emmett Tansey, See more »


Remake of The Caravan Trail (1946) See more »

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Even B movies would be ashamed of this one
10 January 2004 | by King_manSee all my reviews

What do you get when you combine poor writing, directing, and acting? You get Cattle Queen. This is a pretty dreadful mix of everything that can go wrong with a B western. The basic plot is bad guys, good girl, good marshal, and both good and bad ex-cons thrown into the familiar, "Let's take over the girl's ranch" plot. There's nothing remotely unique about this movie except for probably the only group Lord's Prayer scene ever filmed for a western. That one had me shaking my head and wondering if they had a contractual requirement for a certain film length and ran dry on ideas. A quick check will show most of the actors had very brief film careers and after watching this, the reasons become apparent. In one place, an actor starts to say the wrong line, corrects himself, and carries on. Guess they didn't want to waste the film for a re-shoot.

This isn't a movie like "Plan 9" that can be watched for the fun value. Even Ed Woods could do better than this.

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