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Adventure | Western | War
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Digest of 3 "Northwest Passage" (1958) 30-minute episodes: 2 by director George Waggner, and the central episode, 'The Break-Out' (first aired 19 October 1958), by Jacques Tourneur.

Directors: Jacques Tourneur, George Waggner
Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett
Timbuktu (1958)
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In 1940 Col. Dufort arrives in Timbuktu with his wife to take over the French garrison. This garrison is threatened by a Tuareg uprising supposedly inspired by Mohamet Adjani -- a holy man ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Victor Mature, Yvonne De Carlo, George Dolenz
Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In 1903, in Cornwall, a group of locals discover an underwater city, dating back to 1803, that hides a society of smugglers and aquatic creatures.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, David Tomlinson
Thriller
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A Korean War veteran co-operating with a Senate committee uncovers subversives.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle
Nightfall (1956)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Through a series of bizarre coincidences artist finds himself falsely accused of bank robbery and murder and is pursued by the authorities and the real killers.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Aldo Ray, Anne Bancroft, Brian Keith
Adventure
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Major Robert Rogers and his Rangers hunt a French and Indian War spy.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Clay Douglas an American, comes to England, to find out the truth behind his brothers death during a commando operation in occupied France. After tracking down the surviving members of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring
Western
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After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman
Action | Adventure | Drama
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A Greek soldier leads the fight against an invading Persian army.

Directors: Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava
Stars: Steve Reeves, Mylène Demongeot, Sergio Fantoni
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A circuit judge in the old west attempts to bring a suspected killer to justice. The judge runs afoul of the killer's rich cattle baron father in the process.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Joel McCrea, Miroslava, Kevin McCarthy
Wichita (1955)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In 1874, after noticing the total lawlessness in Wichita, Wyatt Earp reluctantly accepts the Marshal's job and runs into the worst local troublemakers.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Joel McCrea, Vera Miles, Lloyd Bridges
Drama | Western
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Businessman Logan Stuart is torn between his love of two very different women in 1850's Oregon and his loyalty to a compulsive gambler friend who goes over the line.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Dana Andrews, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward
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Remake of Northwest Passage (1940) See more »

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Paste-Up
2 April 2010 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

ROGER'S RANGERS was turned into a great motion picture by King Vidor, then, in the 1950s, in the wake of DAVY CROCKET, into a TV series -- and then episodes were cobbled together to make a short feature film.

The early segments show the TV nature of the material, since it shows the composition, set and studio-bound production set-ups of a TV show of the era. The second half, when they are in the field, opens up and is more visually interesting and there is a dynamite ending, but all of this falls to pieces because Keith Larsen, who takes the role of Major Rogers from Spencer Tracy in the original movie is.... well, he's no Spencer Tracy. He's good looking in a clean-cut 1950s manner -- in buckskins! -- but his acting is utterly stiff and his major speeches are delivered in monotones.

Buddy Ebsen is pretty good in his role of 'Hunk', but the rest of this movie is pretty much a waste of time.


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