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The Comancheros (1961) was a Action - Western Film directed by Michael Curtiz and John Wayne and produced by George Sherman.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Paul Wellman published in 1952.

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The Comancheros (1961)

By Beatrice on Jun 23, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Comancheros Directed by Michael Curtiz Written by James Edward Grant and Clair Huffaker from a novel by Paul Wellman 1961/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental This is your average late John Wayne film in his avuncular ?mode. ?It does boast a partially scalpe... Read full article


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Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: I'll bet he was a man to stand aside from when he was young and limber.


Paul Regret: Give me one good reason why you don't marry that woman.
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: Why don't you mind your own business?
[pause]
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: I don't have one good reason.


Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen: Most say, except for them who are unfair minded, that I have the finest legal mind in the entire southwest. So you can have faith in your lawyer, son. How much money you got?
Paul Regret: I don't have any.
Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen: Well, I'm beginning to doubt your chances against the law.


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Besides the name of William H. Clothier, the film's director of photography, another crew member's name that appears in the hotel registry signed by "Ed McBain" is that of Jack R. Berne, an assistant director on the film.
John Wayne's character, Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter, is called Big Jake. Wayne later played Jacob McCandles in Big Jake.
When John Wayne signs the hotel register as "McBain", one of the names in the register is William H. Clothier, the film's director of photography.
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