Once Upon a Horse...

Once Upon a Horse... is a 1958 American Western comedy film written and directed by Hal Kanter. The film stars Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Martha Hyer, Leif Erickson, Nita Talbot, James Gleason, and John McGiver with Olympic Gold medalist weightlifter Paul Anderson as the blacksmith. The film was released in September 1958, by Universal Pictures.[1][2][3]

Once Upon a Horse...
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byHal Kanter
Produced byHal Kanter
Screenplay byHal Kanter
Story byHenry Felsen
StarringDan Rowan
Dick Martin
Martha Hyer
Leif Erickson
Nita Talbot
James Gleason
John McGiver
Paul Anderson
Music byFrank Skinner
CinematographyArthur Arling
Edited byMilton Carruth
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 1958 (1958-09)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States




Leonard Maltin gave the film two and a half stars.[4]


  1. ^ "Once Upon a Horse... (1958) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson. "Once Upon a Horse (1958) - Hal Kanter". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  3. ^ "Once Upon a Horse..." Catalog.afi.com. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  4. ^ Maltin, Leonard; Sader, Luke; Clark, Mike (2008). Leonard Maltin's 2009 Movie Guide. Penguin. p. 1016. ISBN 9780452289789. once upon a horse 1958.page 1016

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