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Two-Fisted Law ** (1932, Tim McCoy, Alice Day, Wheeler Oakman, Tully Marshall, Walter Brennan, John Wayne) – Classic Movie Review 5482

Tim McCoy stars as rancher Tim Clark, who, having been cheated out of his ranch becomes a prospector for silver and strikes it rich, and returns to Betty Owen (Alice Day), the woman he loves. […]

May, 19

Texas Cyclone ** (1932, Tim McCoy, John Wayne, Shirley Grey, Walter Brennan) – Classic Movie Review 5479

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1932 Columbia Pictures movie is a good-quality Tim McCoy B-movie Western, which gets a boost from a useful cast that includes the young John Wayne [aka Marion Morrison] as Steve Pickett, […]

May, 19

Horizons West **** (1952, Robert Ryan, Rock Hudson, James Arness, Julie Adams, Raymond Burr, John McIntire, Dennis Weaver) – Classic Movie Review 5397

Buckle up for LAWLESS RUTHLESS DEFIANCE! Director Budd Boetticher’s 1952 Western is a superior item, with both story-telling and film-making on a high level. Robert Ryan and Rock Hudson star as Texan brothers Dan and […]

May, 05

Tall in the Saddle *** (1944, John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Audrey Long) – Classic Movie Review 5343

John Wayne is on fine form and so is Ella Raines in director Edwin L Marin’s bouncy, well-written and entertaining compact little 1944 Western with a straightforward thriller plot about a murdered ranch owner, the […]

Apr, 25

Rancho Deluxe **** (1975, Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston, Elizabeth Ashley, Charlene Dallas, Clifton James, Slim Pickens, Harry Dean Stanton, Patti D’Arbanville) – Classic Movie Review 5099

Director Frank Perry’s 1975 updated Western, set in contemporary Montana, is quirky, cynical and highly appealing. In the Seventies-style modern-day setting, Navajo rugs are cleaned with a vacuum, Holiday Inns scar the Montana landscape and buffalo […]

Mar, 04

Tickle Me **½ (1965, Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane) – Classic Movie Review 4854

Director Norman Taurog’s 1965 Elvis Presley musical sees the King starring as Lonnie Beale, a singing rodeo rider cowboy working as a stable boy on owner Vera Radford (Julie Adams)’s girly Arizona health farm dude […]

Jan, 07

The Sons of Katie Elder *** (1965, John Wayne, Dean Martin, Michael Anderson Jr, Earl Holliman, Martha Hyer, Jeremy Slate, James Gregory, Paul Fix, George Kennedy, Dennis Hopper) – Classic Movie Review 4504

Director Henry Hathaway’s 1965 old-style big-budget Western has a great cast and is thoroughly robust but it suffers from having a commonplace tale about the four macho-minded ranch owner sons of the frontier woman Katie […]

Oct, 22


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