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The Oklahoma Kid (1939)





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In this off-beat western, James Cagney plays a notorious gunman who rides back to his hometown, Tulsa, and discovers that his father was lynched after being accused of a murder he didn't commit. The real culprits are Humphrey Bogart and his gang.

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James Cagney
as Jim Kincaid
Humphrey Bogart
as Whip McCord
Rosemary Lane
as Jane Hardwick
Donald Crisp
as Judge Hardwick
Harvey Stephens
as Ned Kincaid
Hugh Sothern
as John Kincaid
Ward Bond
as Wes Handley
Lew Harvey
as Curley
Trevor Bardette
as Indian Jack Pasco
Arthur Ayleswofth
as Judge Morgan
Irving Bacon
as Hotel Clerk
Wade Boteler
as Sheriff Abe Collins
Ray Mayer
as Professor
Bob Kortman
as Juryman
Tex Cooper
as Old man in bar
as Kincaid's Horse
John Harron
as Secretary
Stuart Holmes
as President Cleveland
Jack Mower
as Mail clerk
Frank Mayo
as Land agent
Horace Murphy
as Bartender
Al Bridge
as Settler
George Lloyd
as Bartender
Soledad Jiminez
as Indian Woman
Ed Brady
as Jury Foreman
Jeffrey Sayre
as Times reporter
Spencer Charters
as Homesteader
Joe Rickson
as Homesteader
Tom Chatterton
as Homesteader
Alan Bridge
as Settler
Rosina Galli
as Manuelita
Clem Bevans
as Postman
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Critic Reviews for The Oklahoma Kid

All Critics (1)

This B Western with an A cast never becomes more than a B Western.

July 1, 2005 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Oklahoma Kid

Jimmy Cagney stars in this cut-and-dried Warner Brothers oater about the opening of Oklahoma territory to settlers. It seems that there were good, honest folk (waiting to capitalize on the Native lands the government had stolen!) as well as crooks, no-goods, and bandit ruffians (symbolized in the form of Humphrey Bogart). Cagney's not completely by-the-book, and that makes him a wild card. It helps that he's quick with his hands, fearless, and fast on the draw, too. Good times. Look for the staple cast of Warner Brothers supporting players, including Ward Bond. The Cagney style is irresistible in this.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


Competently made but Cagney just doesn't make sense in the West.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

it was good to watch an old black and white movie and the technology available in those times compared to todays. Great to see a young Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney from where they were then,to where there acting careers took them today,so to speak.

 ♥Robyn  M♥
♥Robyn M♥

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