Two smart marketing people resurrect some old films starring cowboy Smoky Callaway and put them on television. The films are a big hit and the star is in demand. Unfortunately no one can find him. When a lookalike sends in a photo, the marketing team hires him to impersonate Callaway. Things get sticky when the real Callaway eventually shows up.

  1. Norman Panama

    Director, Writer

  2. Melvin Frank

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Mike Frye

  2. Dorothy McGuire

    Dorothy McGuire

    Deborah Patterson

  3. Howard Keel

    Howard Keel

    Stretch Barnes / Smoky Callaway

  4. Jesse White

    Jesse White

    Georgie Markham

  5. Fay Roope

    Fay Roope

    Tom Lorrison

Full Cast & Crew

Callaway Went Thataway
Callaway Went Thataway


Status Released

Release Information

  • November 15, 1951


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 22m

Budget -

Revenue -



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