The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) Classic Movie Review 167

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

      Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast formally known as iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go…

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The Frisco Kid (1979) Classic Movie Review 166

The Frisco Kid (1979)

      Today’s movie is The Frisco Kid (1979). This is a pretty funny movie that didn’t get much love when it was released. It is also a trove of Yiddish humor. The movie has a poor 6.4 rating on iMDB.com[1] and only 53 percent on the Tomatometer with…

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Red River (1948) Classic Movie Review 163

Red River (1948)

      Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast formally known as iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go…

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A Man Called Horse (1970) Classic Movie Review 146

A Man Called Horse (1970)

    Today’s movie is A Man Called Horse (1970). I thought this was a basketball movie. This movie is one of the earlier attempts to portray Native Americans as more than one-dimensional characters that shoot at cowboys from behind rocks. I put it in the same class as Little…

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The Hallelujah Trail (1965) Classic Movie Review 109

The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

  Today’s movie is The Hallelujah Trail (1965). This movie is a western comedy that skewers everyone, as competing groups try to intercept a wagon train filled with whiskey. This movie has a surprising cast of big stars led by Burt Lancaster and Lee Remick. Actors Burt Lancaster played the…

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The Searchers (1956) Classic Movie Review 108

The Searchers (1956)

  Welcome to today’s show, The Searchers (1956), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember…

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El Dorado (1967) Classic Movie Review 107

El Dorado (1967)

  Today’s movie is El Dorado (1967). It is another in a series of John Wayne formula and posse movies.Hey but it is a lot of fun and has a great story and a lot of action. This film is basically a remake of Rio Bravo (1959) with different actors.…

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Big Jake (1971) Classic Movie Review 106

Big Jake (1971)

  Today’s movie is Big Jake (1991) a romping stomping rooting tootin man fest. This movie has so many great lines it’s fun to watch even if you’re not buying the whole premise. Most of the actors we have talked about before so I’ll jump right in. Actors John Wayne…

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The Glory Guys (1965) Classic Movie Review 105

The Glory Guys (1965)

  Today’s movie is The Glory Guys (1965). This is a fun little cavalry romp that tells the tale of love and Custer’s Massacre. Actors Tom Tryon played the role of Capt. Demas Harrod. Tryon was covered in Episode 4 – In Harm’s Way (1965). Slim Pickens played veteran Sgt.…

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The Magnificent Seven (1960) Classic Movie Review 104

The Magnificant Seven (1960)

  Today’s movie is the western testosterone fest, with a grouping of some of the manliest men of all time, The Magnificent Seven (1960). The plot is very simple. Seven down on the luck American gunfighters go south to protect a Mexican village from bandits. The movie is a western…

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