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Posts Tagged "Sheriff"

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The Range Feud ** (1931, Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming) – Classic Movie Review 5483

Director D Ross Lederman’s 1931 Buck Jones Western may be just a cheap, assembly-line movie but it is briskly handled and entertaining. Disaster strikes when the new sheriff in town, Buck Gordon (Buck Jones), has no […]

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

Killers Three **½ (1968, Robert Walker Jr, Dick Clark, Diane Varsi) – Classic Movie Review 5375

Director Bruce Kessler’s intense and involving 1968 western crime drama stars Robert Walker Jr and Dick Clark, who play ex-con Johnny Warder and Roger, backwoodsmen from North Carolina, who rob a bootlegger’s safe with Johnny’s […]

May, 01

Race with the Devil *** (1975, Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit, Lara Parker) – Classic Movie Review 5338

A vacation collapses amid blood, rattlesnakes and much talk of runes in director Jack Starrett’s devillishly bad, racily handled 1975 junk movie favourite, a Seventies trash classic. It tracks holiday-makers Roger and Frank (Peter Fonda […]

Apr, 23

Badman’s Territory *** (1946, Randolph Scott, Steve Brodie, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Ann Richards, Ray Collins, Chief Thundercloud, Lawrence Tierney, Tom Tyler) – Classic Movie Review 5306

Randolph Scott stars as desperate lawman Sheriff Mark Rowley, who takes on Jesse and Frank James (Lawrence Tierney, Tom Tyler) and almost every legendary Western badman, in director Tim Whelan’s entertaining if wildly non-factual 1946 Western. […]

Apr, 17

The Girl in Black Stockings *** (1957, Lex Barker, Anne Bancroft, John Dehner, Ron Randell, Marie Windsor, Mamie Van Doren) – Classic Movie Review 5217

Director Howard W Koch’s entertaining 1957 thriller stars a fine line-up in Anne Bancroft, Lex Barker, John Dehner, Ron Randell, Marie Windsor, Mamie Van Doren and John Holland, and makes ideal late-night film noir viewing. […]

Mar, 29

Places in the Heart **** (1984, Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, John Malkovich, Danny Glover) – Classic Movie Review 5126

Writer-director Robert Benton’s 1984 US Deep South drama was a triumph for both him and his star Sally Field, who won her second Best Actress Oscar for her typically spunky performance as Edna Spalding, the sheriff’s […]

Mar, 10

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