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Rio Lobo (17-Dec-1970)

Director: Howard Hawks

Writers: Leigh Brackett; Burton Wohl

Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Producer: Howard Hawks

Keywords: Western, Texas

During a robbery of a Union Army payroll by Confederates guerrillas, one of John Wayne's close friends is killed; an insider had sold information making the robbery possible. After the war's end, Wayne continues his pursuit of the traitor. The two parts of the film seem somewhat disconnected from each other. Wayne is too old and too heavy for his role. Director Howard Hawks and John Wayne have essentially made the same film three times, with Rio Bravo (1959), El Dorado (1966), and Rio Lobo. This is Hawks' final film, and by far the weakest offering of the three.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Davis
Actor
26-Aug-1909 26-Apr-1981 Jock Ewing on Dallas
Robert Donner
Actor
27-Apr-1931 8-Jun-2006 Exidor on Mork and Mindy
Jack Elam
Actor
13-Nov-1918 20-Oct-2003 The Sundowners
Victor French
Actor
4-Dec-1934 15-Jun-1989 Highway to Heaven
Mike Henry
Football
15-Aug-1936   Tarzan, 1966-68
David Huddleston
Actor
17-Sep-1930   The Big Lebowski
Sherry Lansing
Business
31-Jul-1944   Former Paramount executive
Jennifer O'Neill
Actor
20-Feb-1948   Summer of '42
George Plimpton
Author
18-Mar-1927 25-Sep-2003 Paper Lion
John Wayne
Actor
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke
Bill Williams
Actor
21-May-1915 21-Sep-1992 The Adventures of Kit Carson

CAST

John Wayne   ...   Col. Cord McNally
Jorge Rivero   ...   Capt. Pierre Cordona
Co-Starring
Jennifer O'Neill   ...   Shasta Delaney
Jack Elam   ...   Phillips
Christopher Mitchum   ...   Sgt. Tuscarora
Victor French   ...   Ketcham
Susana Dosamantes   ...   Maria Carmen
Sherry Lansing   ...   Amelita
Featuring
David Huddleston   ...   Dr. Jones
Mike Henry   ...   Sheriff Hendricks
Bill Williams   ...   Sheriff Pat Cronin
Jim Davis   ...   Deputy
Dean Smith   ...   Bide
Robert Donner   ...   Whitey Carter
George Plimpton   ...   4th Gunman
Edward Faulkner   ...   Lt. Harris
Peter Jason   ...   Lt. Forsythe
Chuck Courtney   ...   Chuck
Robert Rothwell   ...   3rd Gunman

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