The Info List - Take Me To Town

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Take Me To Town is a 1953 Technicolor
Western film directed by Douglas Sirk starring Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
and Sterling Hayden.


1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] On the lam after a robbery and needing a place to hide out, Vermilion O'Toole and her partner, Newt Cole, settle down in a new town. Going by a new name, Mae Madison, the lady outlaw is surprised by three young boys who are looking for a new wife for their recently widowed dad, Will Hall. A complication or two arises when the new gal and Will begin to hit it off. Cast[edit]

Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
as Vermilion O'Toole aka Mae Madison Sterling Hayden
Sterling Hayden
as Will Hall Phillip Reed
Phillip Reed
as Newton Cole Lee Patrick as Rose Lee Aaker
Lee Aaker
as Corney Hall Harvey Grant as Petey Dustey Henley as Bucket Larry Gates
Larry Gates
as Marshal Ed Daggett Forrest Lewis
Forrest Lewis
as Ed Higgins, Storekeepers Phyllis Stanley
Phyllis Stanley
as Mrs. Edna Stoffer Dorothy Neumann as Felice Pickett Ann Tyrrell
Ann Tyrrell
as Louise Pickett

Production[edit] The film was Ross Hunter's first as a producer. The onetime actor was working as a teacher when Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
suggested he turn to producing. He worked without salary at the Motion Picture Center to learn producing, then managed to set up the film Take Me to Town at Universal. Sheridan's normal price was $475,000 per film but she agreed to $100,000 to work with Hunter. "It was Annie who really gave me my first break," later recalled Hunter. "She was a very great lady."[2] References[edit]

^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954 ^ Norma Lee Browning (April 28, 1968). "Three Cheers For Ross Hunter". Chicago Tribune. 

External links[edit]

Take Me to Town on IMDb

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Films directed by Douglas Sirk

't Was één April (1936) The Court Concert
The Court Concert
(1936) To New Shores (1937) La Habanera (1937) Wilton's Zoo (1939) Hitler's Madman
Hitler's Madman
(1943) Summer Storm (1944) A Scandal in Paris
A Scandal in Paris
(1946) Lured
(1947) Sleep, My Love (1948) Shockproof
(1949) The First Legion
The First Legion
(1951) Thunder on the Hill
Thunder on the Hill
(1951) The Lady Pays Off (1951) Week-End with Father
Week-End with Father
(1951) No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
(1952) Has Anybody Seen My Gal? (1952) Meet Me at the Fair (1953) Take Me to Town (1953) All I Desire
All I Desire
(1953) Taza, Son of Cochise
Taza, Son of Cochise
(1954) Magnificent Obsession (1954) Sign of the Pagan
Sign of the Pagan
(1954) Captain Lightfoot
Captain Lightfoot
(1955) All That Heaven Allows
All That Heaven Allows
(1955) There's Always Tomorrow (1956) Never Say Goodbye (1956) Written on the Wind
Written on the Wind
(1956) Battle Hymn (1957) Interlude (1957) The Tarnished Angels
The Tarnished Angels
(1958) A Time to Love and a Time to Die
A Time to Love and a Time to Die
(1958) Imitation of Life (1959)

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Films produced by Ross Hunter

Take Me to Town (1953) All I Desire
All I Desire
(1953) Tumbleweed (1947) Taza, Son of Cochise
Taza, Son of Cochise
(1954) Naked Alibi (1954) Magnificent Obsession (1954) The Yellow Mountain (1954) All That Heaven Allows
All That Heaven Allows
(1954) The Spoilers (1955) Captain Lightfoot
Captain Lightfoot
(1955) One Desire
One Desire
(1955) There's Always Tomorrow (1956) Battle Hymn (1957) My Man Godfrey (1957) Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) Interlude (1957) This Happy Feeling
This Happy Feeling
(1958) The Restless Years (1958) Imitation of Life (1959) A Stranger in My Arms
A Stranger in My Arms
(1959) Pillow Talk
(1959) Midnight Lace
Midnight Lace
(1960) Portrait in Black (1960) Back Street (1961) Tammy Tell Me True
Tammy Tell Me True
(1961) Flower Drum Song (1961) If a Man Answers
If a Man Answers
(1962) Tammy and the Doctor
Tammy and the Doctor
(1963) The Thrill of It All (1963) The Chalk Garden (1964) I'd Rather Be Rich
I'd Rather Be Rich
(1964) The Art of Love (1965) Madame X (1966) The Pad and How to Use It (1966) Thoroughly Modern Millie
Thoroughly Modern Millie
(1967) Rosie! (1967) Airport (1970) Lost Horizon (1973) The Lives of Jenny Dolan
The Lives of Jenny Dolan
(1975) A Family Upside Down (1978) Suddenly, Love (1978) The Best Place to Be (1979)

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