The Big Sky

Elizabeth Threatt takes advantage of Kirk Douglas asleep in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicut and Dewey Martin in a foreign lobby card for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt in an original publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt as Teal Eye in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt as Teal Eye in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt as Teal Eye in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952).  She was fine in her only screen credit, but somehow doesn’t leave much of an impression.

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Elizabeth Threatt as Teal Eye in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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The back of this politically incorrect publicity still reads

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The young princess waits for the handsome white man to enter her wigwam, thereby confirming their betrothal in this scene from Winchester’s “The Big Sky” starring Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Threatt and Dewey Martin, directed by Howard Hawks and released by RKO Radio Pictures.”

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Dewey Martin and Elizabeth Threatt in an original publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Dewey Martin, Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Threatt and Hank Worden in a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Elizabeth Threatt in an original publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

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Dewey Martin and Elizabeth Threatt in a rather unnecessary gif from The Big Sky (1952).

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Elizabeth Threatt was a model before and after her only film appearance in The Big Sky (1952).

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To get around the problem of having a blue eyed American Indian, Elizabeth Threatt’s character was named Teal Eye in The Big Sky (1952).

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Howard Hawks behind the scenes of The Big Sky (1951) with Kirk Douglas and Elizabeth Threatt.