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The Ballad of Josie is a american film of genre Comedy directed by Andrew V. McLaglen released in USA on 23 december 1967 with Doris Day

The Ballad of Josie (1967)

The Ballad of Josie
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Released in USA 23 december 1967
Length 1h42
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Comedy,    Western
Rating58% 2.903362.903362.903362.903362.90336

The Ballad of Josie is a 1967 Technicolor American comedy western film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring Doris Day, Peter Graves and George Kennedy. It attempted to humorously tackle 1960s themes of feminism in a traditional Western setting.

It was the last film for William Talman.

Synopsis

A young woman living in (fictional) Arapahoe County, Wyoming accidentally kills her very abusive husband. She is put on trial but acquitted. She then incurs the annoyance of her male neighbors by farming sheep instead of cattle and setting up a women's suffrage movement.

Actors

Doris Day

(Josie Minick)
Peter Graves

(Jason Meredith)
George Kennedy

(Arch Ogden)
Andy Devine

(Judge Tatum)
William Talman

(District Attorney Charlie Lord)
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