The Cheyenne Social Club

"Very Good"

The Cheyenne Social Club Review


What to expect of a film titled The Cheyenne Social Club, starring Jimmy Stewart and directed by Gene Kelly? Certainly not a semi-comedy about a roughneck who inherits a whorehouse from his brother. This western oddity is a sort of feel-good rendition of Unforgiven, with less of a body count. When poor, yokelish Jimbo inherits the titular "social club," he's at a loss of what to do. Obviously working the skin trade is not quite his bag, and seeing a classic nice guy like Stewart handle this moral crisis is quite amusing, at least for a while. Ultimately the film is pretty fluffy, but it's not the worst western I've seen by far.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 103 mins

In Theaters: Friday 12th June 1970

Distributed by: National General Pictures

Production compaines: National General Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

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Director:

Producer:

Starring: as John O'Hanlan, as Harley Sullivan, as Jenny, Sue Ane Langdon as Opal Ann

Also starring:

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