My Little Chickadee (1940)
My Little Chickadee
Comedy / Western
Directed by Edward F. Cline
Cast: Mae West as Flower Belle Lee
W.C. Fields as Cuthbert J. Twillie
Joseph Calleia as Jeff Badger
Dick Foran as Wayne Carter
Ruth Donnelly as Aunt Lou
Margaret Hamilton as Mrs. Gideon
Donald Meek as Amos Budge
John Forrest 'Fuzzy' Knight as Cousin Zeb
Willard Robertson as Uncle John
Starring two of comedy’s earliest and biggest stars, My Little Chickadee is a Western-themed comedy film directed by Edward F. Cline and released by Universal.
On her way to visit family in the Old West in the 1880’s, Flower Belle Lee is kidnapped by a stagecoach robber, but soon shows up in town unharmed. When the bandit sneaks into town to visit Flower Belle they are caught kissing and soon she is run out of town. On board a train she meets a con-man, Cuthbert J. Twillie, and they survive an attack by hostile Indians. The scheming Flower Belle believes that Twillie is wealthy, and soon marries him. Complications arise as she avoids Twillie’s romantic overtures, Twillie becomes the town sheriff, and Flower Belle once more encounters the masked bandit.
Actors: W.C. Fields, Dick Foran, Margaret Hamilton, John Forrest 'Fuzzy' Knight, Mae West