Rio Bravo (1959)

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  • TCM has Rio Bravo up for viewing now. Seems the film was modified to support 4K viewing. There is a really good intro done by Martin Scorsese where he talks about the artistic effort Hawks put into the first scenes of the movie harkening back to the silent film days. Seems Hawks wanted to express the skills of the silent film work before they were lost all together. This gave me a whole new appreciation of this film. Highly encourage a viewing if you can catch it there.

    Tbone



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  • ‘Rio Bravo’ - released 65 years ago this week. This article, published today, includes a fine trailer, and an appreciation of Duke Wayne by Angie Dickinson:


    “It’s one of the roles where he is so different, in that he’s, how can we say, adorable? He’s not defending the fort, so to speak. I think it’s a side of him we didn’t see in a lot of his movies. He’s enjoying this young woman. And while he’s enchanted with her, he’s also adorable with Walter Brennan. And he’s charming and loving with Dean Martin, and with Ricky Nelson. So we see a warmth and a cuteness about him that we don’t see in many of his other movies…”


    John Wayne 'adorable' on Rio Bravo set claims leading lady 24 years his junior
    John Wayne's Rio Bravo released 65 years ago this week and his much younger leading lady co-star Angie Dickinson shared how "adorable" Duke was on set.
    www.express.co.uk