- Original title
- Running time
- 96 min.
- United States
Walter Newman, Frank Pierson
Frank De Vol
Jack A. Marta
Nat 'King' Cole,
- Synopsis / Plot
- Cat(herine) Ballou's family farm is being threatened by the Rail Road. She sends for Kid Shelleen, finding him to be the drunkest gunfighter in the west. When her father is killed by the rail road magnate's gunman, she vowes to fight on. Shelleen manages to ride sideways in several scenes, while minstrels sing the ballad of Cat Ballou in between scenes.
: Oscar: Best Actor (Lee Marvin). 5 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Actor - Musical/Comedy (Marvin). 5 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Marvin). 3 Nominations
: Berlin Film Festival: Special Mention, Silver Bear - Best Actor (Lee Marvin)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Lee Marvin)
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nom. for Best Comedy Screenplay
: National Board of Review: Best Actor (Marvin)
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