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Annie Get Your Gun (1950) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by George Sidney and Busby Berkeley and produced by Arthur Freed and Roger Edens.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Richard A. PefferleNominated
Best CinematographyCharles RosherNominated
Best Film EditingJames E. NewcomNominated
Best Music - ScoringAdolph Deutsch, Roger EdensWon
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Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

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You can’t get a role with a gun: the story behind “Annie Get Your Gun”

By Jnpickens on Aug 16, 2011 From Comet Over Hollywood

I had always read that ?Annie Get Your Gun? was a horrible experience for Betty Hutton. Actors and stage workers were cold towards her, she wasn?t invited to the movie premiere and MGM wasn?t the warm home she found at Paramount. For years, I read this treatment was attributed to the fact that Betty... Read full article


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Quotes from

Annie Oakley: [calling after Frank as he's walking away] Hey, mister...? Don't you like girls?
Frank Butler: [not comprehendeding the question] Well... sure!
Annie Oakley: [realizing it herself] I'm a girl.
Frank Butler: [laughing condescendingly as he walks away] That's fine.


Chief Sitting Bull: Sitting Bull live by three words: Keep bow tight, Keep arrow sharp,
[and with finality]
Chief Sitting Bull: No put money into show business.
Charlie Davenport: [rhetorically] How'd we ever get this country away from them?


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Writers Dorothy and Herbert Fields and Producers Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II had originally arranged for Jerome Kern to write the musical score. When Kern died suddenly, he was replaced by Irving Berlin. This was the first time that Irving Berlin wrote a score for a show with an existing plot. In his many musical plays and films the songs were written first, then the scripts were written for the situations suggested by the songs.
Irving Berlin added one original movie song to his Broadway score, "Let's Go West Again," which was deleted. Recordings by both Judy Garland and Betty Hutton are contained on the soundtrack CD issued by Rhino. In addition, Miss Hutton's footage can be seen on the DVD from Warner Home Video.
Betty Hutton and Howard Keel did not get along during filming.
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