Joel McCrea stars in "The Oklahoman" (Allied Artists 1957), filmed at Melody Ranch in Placerita Canyon and at the Iverson Ranch in Chatsworth.
Lobby card, 11x14 inches.
"The Oklahoman" is one in a string of Westerns produced by Walter Mirisch and filmed at Gene Autry's Melody Ranch movie town in the 1950s; others included 1955's "Wichita"
with McCrea and Vera Miles, and 1958's "Man of the West" with Gary Cooper and Julie London.
Released May 19, 1957, "The Oklahoman" is directed by Francis D. Lyon from a story by Daniel B. Ullman. Stunt players include SCV resident Loren Janes, a 2004 inductee in the
Newhall Walk of Western Stars, along with Kermit Maynard and Leonard P. Geer.
Barbara Hale plays the love interest; rounding out the credited cast are Brad Dexter,
Peter J. Votrian,
Mimi Gibson and
I. Stanford Jolley. Uncredited cast includes Fred Aldrich,
Chalky Williams and
LW3592: 9600 dpi jpeg from original lobby card purchased 2019 by Leon Worden.