The sequel to Summer of '42 (1971) reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience ... See full summary »
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon ... See full summary »
During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.
Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he must become sophisticated and does... See full summary »
Teenager Ben Mockridge feels life in a Wild West farm town has nothing better to offer then horse-cart racing with other hicks, so he naively begs cattle company owner Frank Culpepper to engage him as youngest cowboy for a long cattle trail to a fort, his mother barely notices. Ben doesn't even seem to get it when he's told to report as 'little Mary' to the old cook, whose words cowboy is something you do only if you have nothing better gradually become clear. Instead of an exciting heroic macho life, it's endless hard work, dumb chores and embarrassment, even getting literally caught with his pants down, robbed of his horse, witnessing unpunished crimes... Written by
The pistol Ben (Gary Grimes) shows off to Tim (Charles Martin Smith) at the beginning of the movie and later kills his first man with during the saloon shootout is a model 1858 Remington Army. See more »
This movie has not been on DVD but needs to be. I have not seen it in so long I have forgotten details to give enough to make your heart pound and your eyes bulge. If you want a good western this is it bar none. The rustic setting, clothing, attitudes, and general demeanor make the film. I was so impressed with this movie I have waited for it on DVD for years and have never seen it come to DVD. I have even looked for it on Laserdisc I never saw it. If someone is listening that can get it on DVD please do ORIGINAL FORMAT WIDESCREEN PLEASE. This is one of the most realistic rough and tumble westerns it almost makes you feel you are in the 1800's. If it comes out on DVD I will be glad to give a fresh review. It has been 10-20 years since I have seen it last but I still remember it as one of the greatest, if not the greatest western ever. I love the Duke and his movies but this may even surpass his movies.
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