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The Last Challenge (1967)

 -  Western  -  September 1967 (Japan)
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Lisa Denton
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Lot McGuire
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Squint Calloway
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Ernest Scarnes
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Marie Webster
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Pretty Horse
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Robert Sorrells ...
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Trivia

The final film of veteran director Richard Thorpe. See more »

Goofs

During the ambush shoot-out, Scarnes shoots McGuire's rifle stock. In subsequent scenes, the stock is intact. See more »

Quotes

Marshal Dan Blaine: Of all the people I know who ain't worth saving, you're the first one to come to my mind.
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Referenced in Password All-Stars: Episode dated 25 November 1966 (1966) See more »

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Don't get it
27 June 2008 | by (Beavercreek, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Sorry, but I just don't see it the same. For me, this is just one more in a string of not only bad westerns, but bad films made in the '60's. I notice the same thing with war movies made during the decade: The plots are shot full of holes and discontinuities and if not poorly produced and directed, then poorly edited. There seems to be a resurgence in quality starting about '68 with movies such as Bullitt, Bonnie & Clyde and The Wild Bunch, my #1 all-time western.

I don't know why, but Hollywood movies in general from late '50's to late '60's, while possibly strong on visuals (scenery, location) are shallow and weak technically and plot-wise. Kind of like American cars at the time: Whatever's put out there will be purchased.


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