Callaway Went Thataway Poster

Release Date: 1951

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
When marketing professionals Mike Frye (Fred MacMurray) and Deborah Patterson (Dorothy McGuire) put several Western films starring Smoky Callaway back on TV, audiences can't get enough of the classic actor. But when the studio demands new Smoky Callaway films, the advertising duo have a problem: Smoky has been missing for 10 years. In an attempt to cover up their mistakes, Mike and Deborah hire a look-alike to impersonate Smoky, and the act goes well -- until the real Smoky returns.

Cast: Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel, Jesse White, Fay Roope, Natalie Schafer, Douglas Kennedy, Elizabeth Fraser

Director: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank

Genres: Western, Comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Engaging, Escape, Quest, Witty, 1950s, Los Angeles