Tag: Forgotten Film Classics

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1956’s The Last Frontier

I honestly thought that I’d seen all of Anthony Mann’s great Westerns from the 1950s: Winchester ‘73, The Naked Spur, Be…

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1961’s The Comancheros

John Wayne was in such a fertile period in his career when he made The Comancheros—coming off Howard Hawks’s Rio Bravo, …

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1956’s The Last Hunt

We are informed at the beginning of The Last Hunt that all of the depictions of buffalo hunting in the film were photogr…

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1972’s Ulzana’s Raid

Ulzana’s Raid is one of the rare movies that has a particularly strong theme—violence: what does it mean, and how is it …

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1958’s Terror in a Texas Town

The year 1958 saw two Westerns with similar stories: William Wyler’s big-budget, color The Big Country and the low-budge…

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1912’s The Invaders

“In the name of the eternal fitness of things, has not this cowboy-Indian obsession gone far enough?” reported Moving Pi…

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1956’s Seven Men From Now

Seven Men from Now is the first, best and least-known of the seven films Producer-star Randolph Scott and Director Budd …

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1972’s Junior Bonner

Four rodeo movies were released in 1972: Junior Bonner, J.W. Coop, When the Legends Die and The Honkers. (You might find…

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1929’s Hell’s Heroes

Being the severely-obsessed movie geek that I am (I’ve seen nearly 5,000 movies and keep a list), combined with the fact…

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