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John Wayne as Tom Wayne (D’Artagnan) in “The Three Musketeers” (1933) – reviewed by George

This black-and-white 12-chapter serial is out of chronological order because last week I did not know it existed. And maybe it doesn’t really matter, because while the names are used (sort of) the plot is completely different. Tom Wayne (John … Continue reading

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Hatari! (1962)- Reviewed by Anita- *****

HATARI! Means danger in Swahili and that is what this movie is all about.  Directed by Howard Hawks, Hatari! gives us a glance into the life of big game hunters.  All shot on location in Tanganyika, this film is about animal capture … Continue reading

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The Cowboys 1972-Reviewed by Anita ****

The Cowboys is a must see for any American Western fan.  Directed by Mark Rydell this film is a favorite of mine.  John Wayne stars as Will Andersen who is getting ready to make his annual 400 mile cattle drive.  Right … Continue reading

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Ella Raines Double Feature: Phantom Lady (1944) and The Second Face (1950) – reviewed by George

Ella Raines was a lovely young actress of the 40s and 50s. She started her career with five “A” movies in a row, one of them “Phantom Lady”, and continued to make quality films along with the occasional “B” picture such … Continue reading

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Rio Bravo (1959) – reviewed by George

There are six stars billed above the title in this Western: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, and Ward Bond. And there are six supporting players billed below the title: John Russell, Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Estelita Rodriguez, … Continue reading

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