Oklahoma crude 1973 a wildcatter faye dunaway, her father john mills and a boozing drifter george c. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. Stanley kramer s oklahoma crude is a tough, straightforward, wellacted movie about a malefemale confrontation, and if it had been made 20 years ago that would have been enough of a description. Movies like oklahoma crude if you like oklahoma crude you are looking for humorous, realistic and semi serious movies about with oil, father, family relations, partners, feminism, ambition and family business themes of comedy, drama and western genre shot in usa. Stanley kramers oklahoma crude is a tough, straightforward, wellacted movie about a malefemale confrontation, and if it had been made 20 years ago that would have been enough of a description. Just log on to your verizon account and watch the latest shows online. The song send a little love my way, sung by anne murray, was featured in the film and was nominated for a golden globe award for best original song in 1973. Scott and john mills listen and sing along to a gramophone record of you made me love you which came out in 19. The movie kind of dates itself when a drunken george c. Oklahoma crude was a late career project for kramer he would only make two more films. Oklahoma crude 1973 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Oklahoma crude is both drama and comedy, but sometimes mix is confusing. Oklahoma crude is a 1973 american drama metrocolor film directed by stanley kramer in panavision. The end also has one ironic postscript and more in line. Oklahoma crude is stanley kramers attempt at a western, semimodern though it might be. In 19, in oklahoma, oil derrick owner lena doyle, aided by her father and a hobo, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to. Surfside 6, headline a tumultuous tale of wildcatters looking to get rich quick in the dusty oilfields of 1920s oklahoma. Stanley kramers oklahoma crude is a tough, straightforward, wellacted movie about a malefemale confrontation, and if it had been made. Scott, is stubbornly drilling for oil despite the pressure from major oil companies to sell her land. Ripping yarns season 1 episode 3escape from stalag luft 112b duration.
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Lena doyle faye dunaway runs a wildcat oil rig on land that she owns in oklahoma. Marc norman wrote this comedydrama about a drifter who helps a misanthropic woman hang onto her oil well against the brutal. Read the oklahoma crude movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. Coming attractions for you 2020s most anticipated movies. It was entered into the 8th moscow international film festival where kramer won the golden prize for direction. Oklahoma crude the 1973 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. In these enlightened days of womens liberation, however, all sorts of additional messages have been read into the movie. Even though the story is set around 1910, the themes and style are those of a classic wester. Carey plays frank mccandless, who crash lands his biplane into a field he realizes is ripe for exploration. Dismissed at the time as a routine western comedy, the film comes across as a sheer delight when viewing it today. Oklahoma crude 1973 movie clip we have the same hand. Oklahoma crude 1973 pg 1h 48min comedy, drama, western 24 august 1973 denmark in 19, in oklahoma, oil derrick owner lena doyle faye dunaway, aided by her father sir john mills and a hobo george c. Taciturn faye dunaway insists upon drilling for oil in her small, unpromising patch of oklahoma land.
Scott signs on to work the derrick, but only after dunaway, who for unspecified reasons hates all men, warns him to stay at arms length. Scott the following weapons were used in the movie oklahoma crude. Oklahoma crude internet movie firearms database guns. Set in the early 1900s, the film stars faye dunaway as lena doyle, a headstrong feminist drilling on her vast acreage and doing it on her own. Scott as a roughandtumble oil field drifter who signs on to help her fight the depredations of a big conglomerate represented, fiendishly, by jack palance bent on taking her well away.
Oklahoma crude was a box office hit when it came out in 1973, but has since been somewhat overlooked, largely because it was simply a fine example of the high degree of movie excellence common at the time. Scott slides through his graceless role with flashes of brilliance, while dunaway does a rural rendition of the taming of. The film is an ode to laissez faire capitalism and its attitudes are 180 degrees apart from oklahoma crude. Crude oil, that is, with faye dunaway back in 19 hair dyed black and talking so like jane fonda that kramer could be excused for thinking he had perhaps sig. Scott, fayedunaway, johnmills, jackpalance the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 48 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which. Read the oklahoma crude movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. Her father cleon john mills decides to hire mason george c. Oklahoma crude 1973 stanley kramer releases allmovie.
The more i descend into the silent, quietly creeping hell of our current situation, the closer ive gotten to submitting to tiger king. Independent lena doyle faye dunaway owns a small land. Scott is the unwanted new hiredman, insisted upon by the still unwelcome doyle john mills, whose daughter lena faye dunaway is the undisputed boss of her oil rig, early in stanley kramers oklahoma crude, 19. Oklahoma crude is a comic 1973 western with a feminist twist from classic film director stanley kramer guess whos coming to dinner. Directorproducer stanley kramers hugely entertaining actiondrama, oklahoma crude 1973, stars faye dunaway as an independent wildcatter during the preworld war i oil boom, and george c.690 1299 570 508 870 1003 757 1222 815 1517 264 413 475 46 156 736 1425 706 353 1064 389 259 1097 358 669 1077 627 571 917 1119 1506 79 299 706 226 1305 247 330