The Plainsman
The Plainsman (1936)

This lavish epic tells the story of how Wild Bill Hickok stopped John Latimir from selling weapons to the Cheyenne. Help and hindrance arrives in the form of Lincoln, Calamity Jane, George Custer, and Buffalo Bill.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

There's good rapport between Cooper as Wild Bill and Jean Arthur as Calamity Jane in DeMille's lavish historical spectacle.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Plays fast and loose with history.

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Byron Brubaker
DeMille attempts his standard epic story. Like the opening text states, which scrolls by similarly to Star Wars' opening, the story plays loosely with… More