Angel and the Badman is a 1947 Old West CLASSIC!

Talk about one wonderful Old West CLASSIC, this is it! An excellent 1947 Movie! I hope you’ll watch it!

Quirt Evans (John Wayne), a cowboy on the run, is injured when his horse stumbles near a Quaker family’s land. The family takes him in as he regains his health, and he falls for their young daughter, Penelope (Gail Russell). As Quirt falls deeper in love and becomes accustomed to the family’s peaceful ways, his violent past starts to catch up to him. Eventually he is forced to decide whether it is worth letting go of his turbulent former life for his future with Penelope.

Angel and the Badman is a 1947 American Western film written and directed by James Edward Grant and starring John WayneGail RussellHarry Carey and Bruce Cabot.[2] The film is about an injured gunfighter who is nursed back to health by a Quaker girl and her family whose way of life influences him and his violent ways. Angel and the Badman was the first film Wayne produced as well as starred in, and was a departure for this genre at the time it was released.[3] Writer-director James Edward Grant was Wayne’s frequent screenwriting collaborator.[2]

Angel and the Badman
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames Edward Grant
Produced byJohn Wayne
Written byJames Edward Grant
StarringJohn WayneGail RussellHarry CareyBruce Cabot
Music byRichard Hageman
CinematographyArchie J. Stout
Edited byHarry Keller
John Wayne Productions
Patnal Productions
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release dateFebruary 15, 1947 (United States)
Running time100 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States

In 1975, the film entered the public domain in the United States because the claimants did not renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication.[4]