Wild and Woolly

Wild and Woolly

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name = Wild and Woolly


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director = John Emerson
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writer = Anita Loos
from a story by Horace B. Carpenter
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starring = Douglas Fairbanks
Eileen Percy
Walter Bytell
Sam De Grasse
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released = 24 June 1917
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country = USA
language = Silent films
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imdb_id = 0008775

"Wild and Woolly" is a 1917 silent film which tells the story of one man's personal odyssey from sophisticated Easterner to Western tough guy. It stars Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Walter Bytell and Sam De Grasse.

The movie was adapted by Anita Loos from a story by Horace B. Carpenter. It was directed by John Emerson. It was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2002.
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1931 version

"Wild and Woolly" is also the title of a 1931 documentary about rodeos
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1937 version

The title "Wild and Woolly" was used again in a 1937 comedy western starring Jane Withers about a bank robbery during a town's anniversary party.
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1978 version

Finally, the title was misspelled in an unrelated 1978 comedy western TV movie, "Wild and Wooly".
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См. также в других словарях:

  • wild-and-woolly — wild′ and wool′ly adj. cvb unrestrained; lawless: a wild and woolly frontier town[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90; perh. orig. referring to range bred cattle …   From formal English to slang

  • wild and woolly — adjective : marked by boisterous and untamed ways of living and by lack of polish and refinement the wild and woolly West of the American plains and mesas B.S.Mason * * * wild and woolly 1. Unpolished 2. Unrestrained 3. Suggestive of the Wild… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild and woolly — mod. exciting; hairy. □ Things get a little wild and woolly on a Friday evening at Wally’s place. D The ride home was a little wild and woolly …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • wild-and-woolly — /wuyld n wool ee/, adj. unrestrained; lawless: a wild and woolly frontier town. [1885 90; perh. orig. referring to range bred cattle] * * * …   Universalium

  • wild and woolly — uncivilized, like an animal    When cowboys are on the range, they become wild and woolly …   English idioms

  • wild-and-woolly — /wuyld n wool ee/, adj. unrestrained; lawless: a wild and woolly frontier town. [1885 90; perh. orig. referring to range bred cattle] …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild and woolly — Meaning Lawless or unrestrained. Origin Often used to describe, and probably originated in, the US wild west …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • wild and woolly — uncouth or rough. → wild …   English new terms dictionary

  • Wild and Wooly — Infobox Film name = Wild and Wooly caption = director = Philip Leacock producer = E. Duke Vincent Earl W. Wallace writer = Earl W. Wallace starring = Charles Siebert David Doyle Elyssa Davalos Vic Morrow Doug McClure music = Charles Bernstein… …   Wikipedia

  • woolly — [wool′ē] adj. woollier, woolliest 1. of or like wool 2. bearing wool 3. covered with wool or something resembling wool in texture ☆ 4. having characteristics of the early frontier life of the western U.S.; rough and uncivilized: used chiefly in… …   English World dictionary


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