Cat Ballou (1965)
This classic western comedy stars Jane Fonda as a school teacher who returns home to her dad's ranch that's being threatened by corrupt railroad developers. After her father is murdered, Fonda enlists the aid of a motley crew, including Lee Marvin (who also plays the evil outlaw) in an Oscar-winning turn as drunken gunslinger Kid Shelleen, to get revenge. Michael Callan and Dwayne Hickman co-star, along with wandering minstrels Nat King Cole and Stubby Kaye who serve as narrators. 96 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai; audio commentary; featurette; biographies; theatrical trailers.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Actor (Lee Marvin)
Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Score (Adaptation or Treatment), Best Song ("The Ballad Of Cat Ballou"), Best Editing
- Elliot Silverstein
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman, Nat King Cole, Stubby Kaye, Tom Nardini, John Marley, Reginald Denny, Jay C. Flippen, Arthur Hunnicutt, Bruce Cabot, Burt Mustin, Paul Gilbert, Robert Phillips, Charles Wagenheim, Duke Hobbie, Ayllene Gibbons, Harry Harvey Sr., Hallene Hill, Gail Bonney, Joseph Hamilton, Charles Horvath, Chuck Roberson, Nick Cravat, Ted White, Carol Veazie