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This Academy Award-winning adaptation of Edna Ferber's novel traces the lives of two people who are in love with each other--but in love with life even more--as they struggle to bring civilization to the Western frontier in Cimarron! 1898. The Oklahoma Land Rush. As thousands of would-be settlers race across a barren desert to be the first to stake their claim to a plot of land, Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix) is cheated out of his property by Dixie Lee (Estelle Taylor). Without the farm they had hoped to start, Yancey and his wife, Sabra (Irene Dunne--I Remember Mama, The Awful Truth, Love Affair), take over the local newspaper after the editor is assassinated. But as the newspaper helps bring order to a lawless land, Yancey feels the wanderlust to find new frontiers and new adventures, and Sabra stays to build a publishing empire.]]>
Great American saga. story and acting outstanding
Great direction and cinematography
Worthy of its Oscars
This early Academy Award winner is a little dated, but is still a solid watchable movie for an old movie fan. If you like old westerns, give this one a try.Published 12 months ago by B Denny
Bought this film because it's an Academy Award winner for Best Picture of 1930/31. Had to add it to my collection.Published 13 months ago by Glenn R. Smith
Really, one of first action pack westerns of the Oscar era. Just a good sit back and munch popcorn movie.Published 15 months ago by Harry Steltmann
I watched this film because I love old movies and it won Best Picture. In the end, I found myself baffled as to why it won. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Suz
WONDERFUL OLD FASHIONED WESTERN VERY WELL CAST THOUGH OUT. CINEMETHOGRAPHY IS ALSO EXCELLENT.
IRENE DUNNE RECEIVED HER FIRST OF MANY ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR THIS HER... Read more
I didn't give one star because I didn't like the "I hated it" that one star brings.
I'd seen Glenn Ford's "Cimarron" and enjoyed it, so when I saw this... Read more