Rio Grande (1950) was a Romance - Western Film directed by John Ford and produced by John Ford and Merian C. Cooper.
On Olive Films Signature Blu-ray: Ford, Wayne, and O'Hara United for the First Time on Rio Grande (1950)By KC on Dec 16, 2020 From Classic Movies
Rio Grande (1950) marks an interesting point in the careers of both director John Ford and star John Wayne. It was a time when the men were maturing into their later careers, where they would both try variations on their well-established images. It’s the last film of Ford’s loosely arran... Read full article
Review: Rio Grande (1950)By 4 Star Film Fan on May 10, 2019 From 4 Star Films
Rio Grande is the final chapter in John Ford’s Cavalry Trilogy. It is less of a continuous narrative, held together instead through the maintaining of a similar spirit as well as analogous thematic elements and characters. Much of this must be attributed to Ford and Merian C. Cooper who produc... Read full article
A KISS IS JUST A KISS blogathon: Rio Grande (1950)By Caftan Woman on Feb 13, 2016 From Caftan Woman
Lesley Gaspar of Second Sight Cinema is hosting a Valentine's Day treat for us all, the A Kiss is Just a Kiss blogathon devoted to our favourite film kisses. Click HERE for the contributions. John Ford's Rio Grande, released by Republic Pictures in 1950 was the first onscreen teaming of Maureen O... Read full article
Rio Grande (1950) ? with Maureen O?Hara and John WayneBy Greg Orypeck on Dec 31, 2015 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! ?I?m very lucky.? I really had some wonderful movies.??? ??Maureen O?Hara Just which one movie to select to represent the career of Maureen O?Hara, who died October 24, 2015, age 95, is a conundrum?not that a single film is necessarily the ideal procedure; better, maybe, a sampling of so... Read full article
Rio Grande (1950, John Ford)By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 17, 2015 From The Stop Button
Rio Grande doesn’t have much going for it. The best performance is probably Ben Johnson, who isn’t even very good, he’s just not as bad as everyone else. Harry Carey Jr. and Victor McLaglen aren’t good, but they’re likable. Carey’s performance is just weak, while ... Read full article
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Trooper Jefferson 'Jeff' Yorke: Trooper Yorke expects his salute to be retuned, sir. Army regulations.
Lt. Col. Kirby York: Quincannon!
[Col. Yorke rises, salutes]
Sgt. Maj. Timothy Quincannon: [admiringly] Boy 'o, horsemen!
Lt. Col. Kirby York: You said it, soldier, that's enough for me!
Mrs. Kathleen York: Ramrod, wreckage and ruin, still the same Kirby York.
Lt. Col. Kirby York: Special privileges to special born, still the same Kathleen.
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In order to get approval for a film he very much wanted to make, The Quiet Man, John Ford had to agree to Herbert J. Yates, head of Republic Pictures, to make this film, starring both John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. Republic believed that "The Quiet Man" would tank at the box office and thought a western would recoup that film's expected losses.
John Wayne later said he considered the movie a parable for the Korean War.
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