Theatrical poster to Annie Oakley (1935)
|Directed by||George Stevens|
|Produced by||Cliff Reid|
|Written by||Joseph Fields (story)|
Ewart Adamson (story)
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
|Release date(s)||November 15, 1935|
|Running time||90 minutes|
Annie Oakley is a 1935 biographical film about the life of Annie Oakley. George Stevens ( December 18, 1904 - March 8, 1975) was an Academy Award -winning American motion picture Joseph Fields ( February 21 1895 - March 3 1966) was a Tony Award -winning American Playwright, Theatre director Ewart Adamson ( 23 October, 1882 &ndash 28 November, 1945) was a Scottish Screenwriter. Joel Sayre ( December 13 1900 – September 9 1979) was an American screenwriter born in Southampton, New York. John Twist ( 14 July, 1898 &ndash 11 February, 1976) was an American Screenwriter. Barbara Stanwyck ( July 16, &ndash January 20,) was an American actress, a star of film and television known during her 60-year career as a Preston Foster ( August 24, 1900 &ndash July 14, 1970) was an American stage and film actor Events 655 - Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria. Year 1935 ( MCMXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM A biographical motion picture &mdash often shortened to biopic &mdash is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people It stars Barbara Stanwyck and Preston Foster. Barbara Stanwyck ( July 16, &ndash January 20,) was an American actress, a star of film and television known during her 60-year career as a Preston Foster ( August 24, 1900 &ndash July 14, 1970) was an American stage and film actor
An unknown Annie Oakley (Barbara Stanwyck) challenges Toby Walker (Preston Foster), the resident marksman of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, to a contest. A marksman is a person that is skilled in Precision shooting, using projectile weapons such as with a Rifle but most commonly with a Sniper rifle, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26 1846 &ndash January 10 1917 was an American soldier bison hunter and Showman. Attracted to the handsome sharpshooter and not wanting to embarrass him, Annie deliberately loses the match. However, her skill and beauty land her a job with the show. Under Toby's tutelage, Annie becomes a star attraction for Buffalo Bill (Moroni Olsen). William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26 1846 &ndash January 10 1917 was an American soldier bison hunter and Showman. Moroni Olsen ( 27 June 1889 – 22 November 1954) was an American Actor.
While Annie's fortunes rise, Toby's decline. When his eyesight is damaged in a brawl, he hides the injury, but ends up shooting Annie in the hand as a result. He is dismissed from the show. However, Annie cannot forget him and is finally reunited with him.