He later finds out and goes to get Rosalie. Forbes Jim Backus and his wife Betty Harford. Stocker tries to trade his oldest daughter Rosalie Sandra Dee to Yancy for some furs, but is rebuffed. Rosalie runs away, but returns in the morning to ask Yancy to take her with him to the next big city, Casper, Wyoming. The Wild and the Innocent was shot in less than a month, from early October to November 13, 1958 at both the Universal Studios back lot and on location at the Big Bear ski resort in the San Bernardino mountains east of Los Angeles, where the cinematographers took advantage of the equipment by placing cameras on ski lifts in order to create tracking shots.
She was about to star in Gidget 1959 , go off to Italy to make Come September 1961 , and marry singer Bobby Darin. Paul Bartell Gilbert Roland , the town's corrupt sheriff, says he will find Rosalie a job at the dance hall, and Yancy believes that this will be alright. Also in the cast were Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus, Peter Breck, and Strother Martin. Running time 84 minutes Country United States Language English The Wild and the Innocent is a 1959 American film directed by and starring and as two inexperienced young people who get into trouble when they visit a town for the very first time. The unlikely pair arrives during the 4th of July celebration, where they are mocked for their hick appearance. Under the working titles of The Buckskin Kid and the Calico Gal and The Wild Innocents, the film was directed by Jack Sher from a screenplay he co-wrote with first-time film producer Sy Gomberg.
The next day, Yancy finds that Rosalie has run away from her father and wants him to take her to town. When he arrives at the trading post, he finds it has been burnt down by an Indian who was sold moonshine by a lazy sneak thief, Ben Stocker Strother Martin. . Bartell, who intends to earn good money with Rosalie, refuses to let the girl go, and Yancy is forced to shoot him in self-defense. When they reach the town and he trades his furs, Yancy gets Rosalie some new clothes so she will be presentable to look for a job. But, in only a few years, her career would begin its own decline as audience tastes - and society itself - changed drastically in the late 1960s. I had a good role, a very loud, boisterous type of guy, and I don't think she was ready for that kind of atmosphere around her.
Stocker has eight dirty children to feed, and offers to sell his oldest daughter Rosalie Dee to Yancy in exchange for furs, which Yancy refuses. After his uncle is injured, backwoods mountain trapper Yancy Hawks Murphy travels to a trading post to sell furs to help the family, only to find that it has been burned down by Indians drunk on booze sold by a down-on-his-luck bum named Stocker Martin. The next day, Yancy is loading up to leave for the mountains, while he intends for Rosalie to stay at the general store and be cared for by Mr. The film was the final Universal-International film shot in CinemaScope. Rowan, Terry The American Western A Complete Film Guide. This was actor Peter Breck's third film and his first time working with the cast.
When Yancy learns the truth about Bartell's designs on Rosalie, he must decide whether to save her or leave her to her fate. Yancy falls for dance hall girl Marcy Howard Dru while Rosalie is given work in Sheriff Paul Bartell's Roland saloon, but her real job is revealed to be more than just serving drinks to customers. After Uncle Lije George Mitchell is injured by a bear, Yancy is sent to trade their beaver pelts for money and supplies. The trading post owner tells Yancy that he will have to ride two more days to the nearest town to trade his furs. .
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