Monday, August 10, 2009

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

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  1. Was this the only movie in which Big John ever cried, or at least got misty eyed? (The scene where the troop presents him with the retirement watch.)

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  2. One of my favourite John Ford-John Wayne collaborations. Ford's use of Technicolor in some of the scenes - particularly the thunderstorm scene - is stunning, and in this picture he really make Wayne work outside his comfort zone, I think at least partially as a result of seeing Red River.

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  3. One of my all-time favorites. The scene where The Duke dresses down Carey and Johnson is priceless. Two facts: the photo of The Duke's deceased wife is Libby Custer, and Pony That Walks is the Indian who posed for the nickel.

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  4. Cool trivia, Cap'n. This is a favorite of mine, too.

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