Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

100 min.
Plot  In the 1880s, followed by bill collectors, the Healy Dramatic Company arrives in Cheyenne to play at the west’s grandest theater. Continental actress Angela and owner-manager Tom Healy head a troupe that includes Della as ingenue, her mother, a character actress, Lorna, and a grand old Shakespearean ham, Doc Montague. After a creditor arrives, Angela collects a night’s receipt from a man named Pierce, the theater owner. She risks it all in a poker game with gunslinger Clint Mabry, puts herself up as collateral, and loses.

That night, the drama company left Cheyenne, with Mabry following them on his own horse. After meeting on the road in Indian country, in spite of Angelia's objections, Tom Healy agrees for Mabry to join them. During the halt, everyone would likely be killed by three Indians, but, at the last moment, Mabry guns down two of them and the last one escapes. With no time to spare, the team leaves along with the horses, leaving the cart and other things behind. Soon, ...



Sophia Loren
Angela Rossini
Anthony Quinn
Thomas 'Tom' Healy
Margaret O'Brien
Della Southby
Steve Forrest
Clint Mabry
Eileen Heckart
Mrs. Lorna Hathaway
Edward Binns
Sheriff Ed McClain
Frank Silvera


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Heller in Pink Tights
English Original Title

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United States




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