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List of Western movies/films with performances by Howard Keel, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Howard Keel Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Howard Keel Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Howard Keel has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

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Annie Get Your Gun is a 1950 American musical comedy film loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The Metro Goldwyn Mayer release, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a screenplay by Sidney Sheldon based on the 1946 stage musical of the same name, was directed by George Sidney. Despite some production and casting problems, the film won the Academy Award for best score and received three other nominations. Star Betty Hutton was recognized with a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Keenan Wynn, Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, + more

Initial Release: 1950

Directed by: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley, Charles Walters

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Arizona Bushwhackers is a 1968 western film directed by Lesley Selander. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Howard Keel, Barton MacLane, Brian Donlevy, + more

Initial Release: 1968

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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Calamity Jane is a "Wild West"-themed film musical released in 1953. It is loosely based on the life of Wild West heroine Calamity Jane and explores an alleged romance between Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok in the American Old West. The film starred Doris Day as the title character and Howard Keel as Hickok. It was devised by Warner Brothers in response to the success of Annie Get Your Gun. It won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and was also nominated for Scoring of a Musical Picture and Best Sound, Recording. The songs and screenplay form the basis of a stage musical of the same name that has had a number of productions. The film was also adapted for television in 1963, with ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Dick Wesson, Paul Harvey, Philip Carey, + more

Initial Release: 1953

Directed by: David Butler

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Callaway Went Thataway is a 1951 American comedy film starring Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, and Howard Keel. It was written, directed, and produced by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama. Also known as The Star Said No, it was a satire of the television program Hopalong Cassidy. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Fred MacMurray, Esther Williams, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel

Initial Release: 1951

Directed by: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank

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