Cat(herine) Ballou's family farm is being threatened by the Rail Road. She sends for Kid Shelleen, finding him to be the drunkest gunfighter in the west. When her father is killed by the rail road magnate's gunman, she vows to fight on. Shelleen manages to ride sideways in several scenes, while minstrels sing the ballad of Cat Ballou in between scenes.
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At his acceptance of the Oscar, Lee Marvin
opened by saying, "Half of this probably belongs to a horse out in the Valley somewhere". See more
When we first see her in the train, Cat Ballou's hands, holding her book, change position from one shot to another. See more
Professor Sam The Shade
, The Sunrise Kid
Well now friends just lend an ear for you're now about to hear the Ballad of Cat Ballou.
The opening Columbia logo is followed by the first verse of the "Cat Ballou" song, sung by the Shouters Nat 'King' Cole
and Stubby Kaye
as a prologue. See more
Referenced in Halloween II
Rock of Ages
Written by Augustus Montague Toplady
Sung by the Townsfolk See more