Passed | | Adventure, Drama, Western
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
Lana Wood went through a "grueling" audition. She was ushered into a room where she was introduced to John Wayne and John Ford. Instead of rehearsing a scene from the script with the two performers, Ford issued one command to Wayne: "Lift her up, please." As Lana recounted in her autobiography, "Mr. Wayne stood up--he seemed to extend further toward the ceiling than anyone I had ever seen in my life--grinned, and rubbed his huge hands together. Then he reached down, picked me up, and never once stopped smiling at me. 'That's fine, no problem at all,' he finally said, putting me down. And that was it."
Debbie Edwards: Hush, Prince.
Lucy Edwards: That's your Uncle Ethan!
Martha Edwards: Welcome home, Ethan!
When Aaron Edwards is looking around outside to spot Indians, it is dusk. We then see a quick cut away to a bright blue sky when he spots something, and then a cut back to dusk.
This Warner Brothers film was said to be in VistaVision, according to the credits - this may be the only Warner film in VistaVision.
English, Navajo, Spanish
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