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His Name Was Madron (1970)

Madron (original title)
GP | | Western | December 1970 (USA)
A nun, the only survivor of an Indian massacre of a wagon train, is taken in by a cantankerous old gunfighter.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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A nun, the only survivor of an Indian massacre of a wagon train, is taken in by a cantankerous old gunfighter.

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Sister Mary gave herself to two men . . . the second one's name was Madron.

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Screenwriter Leo J. McMahon was a former stuntman whose career was ended in 1956 by a serious injury suffered when performing a stunt on Tension at Table Rock (1956). See more »

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Till Love Touches Your Life
Lyrics by Arthur Hamilton
Music by Riz Ortolani
Sung by Richard Williams and Jan Daley
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This one's a stinker
11 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I majored in film in college which means I have watched a lot of movies ... all types of movies made by all types of people in all types of places. I have a very open mind towards movies. But Madron left me speechless. Madron could possibly be the worst film I have ever seen, and I have seen some really bad stuff. The best way I can describe Madron is that it's like a 70's porn film, but without the porn. It's poorly constructed, numbingly boring, and crude. Each scene seems like a repeat of the last. Sometimes I like bad movies, because they are so bad they are funny. Madron is not funny, it's sad. The talent has been in other good films though ... so I'm going to have to blame this feature-length mistake on the director and other behind the scenes folks.

I would say the one redeeming characteristic of Madron it is that this film has made me appreciate good movies that I had started to take for granted.


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