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 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: There wasn't time not to!
Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen: Major here has told me what your troubles are. I've been thinking it over and in light of my forty years experience in legal jurisprudence, I have come to the positive conclusion that there ain't no way to do this legal and honest... but being good sensible Texans, we'll do it illegal and dishonest! Now all the boys here in the room have agreed to sign a paper I have prepared. They all are going to commit perjury. That's legal language for just a plain, dumb blasted lie.
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?
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: I don't have one good reason.
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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.
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