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Movie: His Girl Friday

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Mar 27, 2021 - 13 comments

Movie: Rio Lobo

After the Civil War, Cord McNally searches for the traitor whose perfidy caused the defeat of McNally's unit and the loss of a close friend. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Nov 13, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: El Dorado

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Nov 13, 2020 - 0 comments

Movie: Rio Bravo

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies - a disgraced drunk and a cantankerous old cripple - must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach. [more inside]
posted by valkane on Nov 13, 2020 - 9 comments

Movie: I Was a Male War Bride

A screwball comedy in which Cary Grant, playing a French captain, spars with and marries an American lieutenant (Ann Sheridan) in post-WWII Europe. [more inside]
posted by mark k on Jun 28, 2020 - 8 comments

Movie: Hatari!

Hatari! is the story of a group of adventurers in East Africa, engaged in the exciting and lucrative but dangerous business of catching wild animals for delivery to zoos around the world. As "Momella Game Ltd.", they operate from a compound near the town of Arusha. The head of the group is Sean Mercer (John Wayne); the others are safari veteran Little Wolf, also known as "the Indian" (Bruce Cabot); drivers "Pockets" (Red Buttons), a former Brooklyn taxi driver, and Kurt (Hardy Kr├╝ger), a German auto racing driver; roper Luis (Valentin de Vargas), a former Mexican bullfighter, and Brandy (Michele Girardon), a young woman whose late father was a member of the group; she grew up there and owns the business. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on May 28, 2019 - 9 comments

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