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Dark Command (4-Apr-1940)

Director: Raoul Walsh

Writers: Jan Fortune; F. Hugh Herbert; Lionel Houser; Grover Jones

From novel: The Dark Command by W. R. Burnett

Keywords: Western

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Porter Hall
Actor
19-Sep-1888 6-Oct-1953 Going My Way
Gabby Hayes
Actor
7-May-1885 9-Feb-1969 Don't Fence Me In
J. Farrell MacDonald
Actor
14-Apr-1875 2-Aug-1952 My Darling Clementine
Marjorie Main
Actor
24-Feb-1890 10-Apr-1975 Ma and Pa Kettle
Walter Pidgeon
Actor
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley
Roy Rogers
Actor
5-Nov-1911 6-Jul-1998 Cowboy movie actor, rode Trigger
Joe Sawyer
Actor
29-Aug-1906 21-Apr-1982 Character actor 1930s to 1950s
Claire Trevor
Actor
8-Mar-1910 8-Apr-2000 Key Largo
Raymond Walburn
Actor
9-Sep-1887 26-Jul-1969 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
John Wayne
Actor
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke

REVIEWS

Review by anonymous (posted on 6-Jun-2005)

This was a very entertaining movie. The storyline was exceptionally complex for a Western and, along with some excellent intrigue,there was a genuine and literal cliffhanger. The performances by John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon, and Roy Rogers were very good. It was certainly one of The Duke's better roles and Roy Rogers role was a complete surprise. Walter Pidgeon made a very believable villain who was not totally in a "black hat". And, oc ourse, Gabby Hayes provided some very cute and humerous scenes. I would definitely recommend this to anybody who is a fan of The Duke's or who wishes to pass a couple of lazy summer hours in a very entertaining manner.


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