The Plainsman
The Plainsman (1936)

One is immediately aware that The Plainsman is a Cecil B. DeMille production in the opening scene, wherein President Abraham Lincoln (Frank McGlynn Sr.), on the verge of signing crucial legislation which will determine the future of the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 16, 1936
DVD 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
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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