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  • Drum Beat (1954)

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    Drum Beat is a 1954 CinemaScope western film in WarnerColor written and directed by Delmer Daves and co-produced by Daves and Alan Ladd in his first film for his Jaguar Productions company. Ladd stars along with Audrey Dalton, Charles Bronson as Captain Jack, and Hayden Rorke as President Ulysses S. Grant. Filmed in Sedona, Arizona,the story uses elements of the 1873 Modoc War in its narrative, with Ladd playing a white man asked by the U.S. Army to attempt negotiations with Native Modocs who ar…

  • Drum Beat (1954)

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    DRUM BEAT WRITTEN, PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY DELMER DAVES PRODUCED BYMALAN LADD MUSIC BY VICTOR YOUNG JAGUAR PRODUCTIONS WARNER BROS. dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, MacKay must f…

  • Chisum (1970)

    ethanedwards - - The 1970's

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    Quote from Gillingham-Kent: “Hi I'm new here. Has anyone located the beautiful valley where the Chisum and Big Jake Ranch was built. I would love to find it on Google earth, but have been unsucessfull so far. Chisum is my favourite western. Thanks ” First of all Welcome to our great community, I have extended you a formal welcome Welcome, New Members! Whilst not finding the ranch houses we can supply some location work as here Eaves Movie Ranch, New Mexico

  • Welcome, New Members!

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    Hi Gillingham, Kent WELCOME to The JWMB- The Original John Wayne Message Board where fans come to have fun! Please take a look around, we're a friendly bunch of folks, and there is a wealth of information to see, regarding the great man. You may find these links useful:- John Wayne:- A Newbies Guide to Duke Link to Duke's Movies, Co-Stars- Pals Of The Saddle and Movie Locations

  • The San Francisco Story is a 1952 film noir in a Western setting directed by Robert Parrish, starring Joel McCrea and Yvonne de Carlo. The rough and tumble Barbary Coast of San Francisco is recreated with attention to detail, including Florence Bates as a saloon keeper Shanghaiing the unwary. Noir elements include lots of shadows, discordant musical score, snappy dialogue, a disabused hero who resists the good fight, and a femme fatale. A schematic but insightful rendering of political corruptio…

  • THE SAN FRANCISCO STORY DIRECTED BY ROBERT PARRISH MUSIC BY PAUL DUNLAP/ EMIL NEWMAN FIDELITY-VOGUE PICTURES INC, WARNER BROS. dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback. Written by Ed Stephan Cas…

  • Little Big Man is a 1970 American western comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Penn and based on the novel Little Big Man by Thomas Berger. It is about a white male child raised by the Cheyenne nation during the 19th century. The film is largely concerned with contrasting the lives of American pioneers and Native Americans throughout the progression of the boy's life. The movie stars Dustin Hoffman, Chief Dan George, Faye Dunaway, Martin Balsam, Jeff Corey and Richard Mulligan. It is considered …

  • LITTLE BIG MAN DIRECTED BY ARTHUR PENN CINEMA CENTER FILMS STOCKBRIDGE-HILLER PRODUCTIONS NATIONAL GENERAL PICTURES TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary Jack Crabb is 121 years old as the film begins. A collector of oral histories asks him about his past. He recounts being captured and raised by indians, becoming a gunslinger, marrying an indian, watching her killed by General George Armstrong Custer, a…

  • coldkid60, Many thanks for your post, and keeping the good name of Audie alive! Underrated actor in many under-rated movies For all our members, our dedicated thread on Audie Murphy- The Classic Westerns of: is here

  • The Outrage (1964) is a remake of the 1950 Japanese film Rashomon, reformulated as a Western. It was directed by Martin Ritt and is based on stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Like the original Akira Kurosawa film, four people give contradictory accounts of a rape and murder. Ritt utilizes flashbacks to provide these contradictory accounts. The Outrage stars Edward G. Robinson, Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom and William Shatner. dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 U…

  • THE OUTRAGE DIRECTED BY MARTIN RITT NARTIN RITT PRODUCTIONS METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER (MGM) dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary Three disparate travelers, a disillusioned preacher, an unsuccessful prospector, and a larcenous, cynical con man, meet at a decrepit railroad station in the 1870s Southwest. The prospector and the preacher were witnesses at the singularly memorable rape and murder trial of the notorious Mexican outlaw Carasco. The bandit…

  • The Duel at Silver Creek is a 1952 American Technicolor Western film directed by Don Siegel; his first film in the Western genre. It starred Audie Murphy, Faith Domergue, Stephen McNally and Susan Cabot. It was the first time Murphy had appeared in a film where he played a character who was good throughout the movie. The working titles of the film were Claim Jumpers and Hair Trigger Kid dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 User Review With beautiful color and too much action,…

  • THE DUEL AT SILVER CREEK DIRECTED BY DON SIEGAL UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL PICTURES (UI) dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary A gang of claim jumpers is infesting the territory, gaining ownership of undermanned mining operations through extortion...and leaving no live witnesses. But one victim, quick-drawing gambler Luke Cromwell, escapes. Meanwhille, Marshal Lightnin' Tyrone is also after the gang; recovering from one raid, he meets femme fata…

  • The Cimarron Kid (1952)

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    The Cimarron Kid is a 1952 American Technicolor Western film directed by Budd Boetticher starring Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler and James Best. Production The film was based on a story by Louis Stevens. It was assigned to producer Ted Richmond at Universal for Audie Murphy in April 1951 It was the first Western from Budd Boetticher, who later became famous for his work in the genre. “I became a western director because they thought I looked like one and they thought I rode better than anyone else,…

  • The Cimarron Kid (1952)

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    THE CIMARRON KID DIRECTED BY BUDD BOETTICHER UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL PICTURES (UI) dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refu…

  • Cowboy is a 1958 western film directed by Delmer Daves and starring Glenn Ford and Jack Lemmon. This film is an adaptation of the Frank Harris semi-autobiographical novel My Reminiscences as a Cowboy. Lemmon's character is based on Harris. The opening animated title sequence was created by Saul Bass. Cowboy was nominated for the Oscar for "Best Film Editing" in 1958 and a Directors Guild of America award for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures" dukewayne.com/index.php?attach……

  • COWBOY DIRECTED BY DELMER DAVES PHOENIX PICTURES COLUMBIA PICTURES CORPORATION dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon, though, the tenderfoot finds out life on the range is neither what he expected nor what he's been looking for... Written by Jorge Mourinha …

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  • Red Sun (French: Soleil rouge) is a 1971 French-Italian-Spanish Western film with an international cast. It stars American-born actor Charles Bronson, Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune, French actor Alain Delon and Swiss actress Ursula Andress. It was filmed in Spain by the British director Terence Young. It was released in the United States in 1972. Cast notes Bronson starred in The Magnificent Seven, an American remake of Seven Samurai which featured Mifune. Production The project was announced in…

  • RED SUN DIRECTED BY TERENCE YOUNG MUSIC BY MAURICE JARRE LES FILMS CORONA OCEANIA FILMS PRDUCCIONES BALCAZAR S.A. NATIONAL GENERAL PICTURES dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary The Japanese ambassador is traveling through the Wild West by train, when gangsters hold up the train, to rob a gold shipment. They also carry an ancient Japanese sword the ambassador was carrying as a present for the US president. The ambassador's bodyguard (Toshiro …

  • Welcome, New Members!

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    Hi Abby WELCOME to The JWMB- The Original John Wayne Message Board where fans come to have fun! Please take a look around, we're a friendly bunch of folks, and there is a wealth of information to see, regarding the great man. You may find these links useful:- John Wayne:- A Newbies Guide to Duke Link to Duke's Movies, Co-Stars- Pals Of The Saddle and Movie Locations

  • The Left Handed Gun is a 1958 American western film and the film directorial debut of Arthur Penn starring Paul Newman as Billy the Kid and John Dehner as Pat Garrett. The screenplay was written by Leslie Stevens from a teleplay by Gore Vidal, which he wrote for the television series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 1955 episode "The Death of Billy the Kid", in which Newman also played the title character. Vidal revisited and revised the material in 1989 with a TV-movie entitled Billy th…

  • THE LEFT HANDED GUN DIRECTED BY ARTHUR PENN HARROLL PRODUCTIONS WARNER BROS. dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary William Bonney - Billy the Kid - gets a job with a cattleman known as 'The Englishman,' and is befriended by the peaceful, religious man. But when a crooked sheriff and his men murder the Englishman because he plans to supply the local Army fort with his beef, Billy decides to avenge the death by killing the four men responsible,…

  • Cattle Drive (1951)

    ethanedwards - - Joel McCrea

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    Cattle Drive is a 1951 Technicolor Western film directed by Kurt Neumann starring Joel McCrea, Dean Stockwell and Chill Wills. A couple of Duke 'Pals', to look out for Chill Wills, Harry Brandon, Chuck Roberson, Bob Steele dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 User Review Unusual but excellent example of the classic Hollywood Western 11 January 2001 | by Anthony Williams (London, England) Quote from anthony: “Solid script, good plot, strong performances - especially from the y…

  • Cattle Drive (1951)

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    CATTLE DRIVE DIRECTED BY KURT NEUMANN UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL PICTURES (UI) dukewayne.com/index.php?attach…bda7c882e2d9e30acdfbee3f4 INFORMATION FROM IMDb Plot Summary The spoilt young son of a wealthy railroad owner manages to get himself lost in the middle of nowhere. He is found by a cowboy on a cattle drive and the lad must start learning the hard lessons of working in a team if he wants to make it to San Diego. Written by Jeremy Perkins Cast Joel McCrea ... Dan Mathews Dean Stockwell ... Ch…