10 Favourite John McIntire Performances

1907 - 1991

Versatile character actor and western, if you'll pardon the expression, "icon". I wish he had been given the opportunity to appear in more comedies. Apologies to my kids for not including Rufus in "The Rescuers".
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1.
Winchester '73 (1950)
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The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive. (92 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Joe Lamont, gun runner ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
The Far Country (1955)
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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson. (97 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Gannon ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
The Phenix City Story (1955)
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A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town. (100 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
“ Albert Patterson ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
The Tin Star (1957)
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A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun. (93 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Doc McCord ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
Wagon Train (1957 TV Series)
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains... (75 mins.)
“ Chris Hale ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
The Virginian (1962 TV Series)
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers... (75 mins.)
“ Clay Grainger ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
Westward the Women (1951)
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A trail guide escorts a group of women from Chicago to California to marry men that have recently began settling there. (118 mins.)
“ Roy Whitman ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
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A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. (112 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Police Commissioner Hardy ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
Francis (1950)
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During World War II, a junior American Army officer, Lt. Peter Stirling, gets sent to the psychiatric ward whenever he insists that an Army mule named Francis speaks to him. (91 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ General Stevens ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Top o' the Morning (1949)
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A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone...and romance the local policeman's daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: David Miller
“ Inspector Fallon ” - misspaddylee