Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Westbound review

Westbound (1959)
Staring Randolph Scott, 
Virginia Mayo
Dir. Budd Boetticher

In 1864 Cavalry Captain John Hayes (Scott) is ordered to leave the war and become a civilian boss of the Overland Stage Line, running the lines that carry gold from California for the war effort. But once he arrives in town he encounters resistance from Southern sympathizers who are out to destory the line, led by Clay Putnam (Andrew Duggan), who was once friend to Hayes but is now married to his former love (Mayo).

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Albuquerque Review

Albuquerque (1948)

Dir. Ray Enright
Starring: Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George “Gabby” Hayes, Lon Chaney

Cole Armin (Scott) arrives in the town of Albuquerque planning on going to work for his uncle’s freight company. But when he learns of his uncle’s unscrupulous business practices he goes to work for the honest working competition.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

I Shot Jesse James review

I Shot Jessie James (1949)

Dir. Samuel Fuller
Starring: Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland

In order to clear his name and marry the woman he loves, Robert Ford (Ireland) kills Jessie James, but then has to live with the guilt and public shame that comes from killing his best friend.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bend of the River review

Bend of the River (1952)
Dir. Anthony Mann
Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, 

While escorting a wagon train of settlers through thr west Glyn McLyntock (Stewart) stops a group of vigilantes from hanging Cole Emerson (Kennedy) for stealing a horse. Cole joins the group and aids Glyn after a merchant refuses to give the settlers the goods that they rightfully paid for.