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Freddy in the Wild West (German: Freddy und das Lied der Prärie) is a 1964 West German musical western film directed by Sobey Martin and starring Freddy Quinn, Rik Battaglia and Beba Lončar.[1] Playing a small role of Olivia is Mamie Van Doren, a 1950s Hollywood sex goddess. It was co-produced with and shot on location in SFR Yugoslavia. It was one of a crop of western-set German films made in the 1960s, many of them based on works of Karl May.

Freddy in the Wild West
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Directed bySobey Martin
Produced byArtur Brauner
Willy Egger
Bosko Savic
Written byGustav Kampendonk
StarringFreddy Quinn
Rik Battaglia
Beba Lončar
Music byLotar Olias
CinematographySiegfried Hold
Edited byWalter Wischniewsky
Avala Film
CCC Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
28 August 1964
Running time
101 minutes
CountryWest Germany
SFR Yugoslavia

It is also known by the alternative title of The Sheriff Was a Lady.




  1. ^ Lowe p.179


  • Lowe, Barry. Atomic Blonde: The Films of Mamie Van Doren. McFarland, 2017.

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