Have you ever wondered how hungry William Shatner must have been after Star Trek? This movie answers that question! Please Bill, don’t kill me for showing this one. Here William Shatner plays Johnny Moon, the good cowboy. He also plays Notah, his evil Comanche half-brother, who eats peyote and enjoys rape, plunder and pillage. They meet for the final showdown in Rio Hondo.
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail’s supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang…and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths…
Roy Rogers, playing a character named Roy Rogers, while not being himself; posing as The Carson City Kid, is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds, the man who killed his brother.
This movie is also known as “Trailing the Killer”. Plain and simple this is a dog movie in the character of Rin-Tin-Tin. Caesar is as smart as Rinty.
As I was watching the toads getting blown by in this storm we’ve been having, I figured I’d dig you up a John Wayne Movie. Yup.
Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) is orphaned after her father Scott Chavez (Herbert Marshall) kills her mother (Tilly Losch), having caught his wife with a lover (Sidney Blackmer). Before Scott Chavez is executed as a punishment for killing his wife, he arranges for his daughter Pearl to live with his second cousin and old sweetheart, Laura Belle (Lillian Gish).