The Outlaw (1943) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Howard Hawks and Howard Hughes and produced by Howard Hughes.
Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey WalesBy Rick29 on Mar 2, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
While Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven (1992) racked up the critical accolades, I still maintain that the best Eastwood-directed Western is The Outlaw Josey Wales. Made 15 years earlier, Josey Wales is an unflinching portrait of a man coping with the loss of his family as the U.S. tries to heal from the ... Read full article
Day of the Outlaw (1959)By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 3, 2019 From 4 Star Films
Filmed in Central Oregon on the eve of winter, Day of The Outlaw displays gorgeously fluffy photography as the snow covers the ground. With the leading?part anchored by Robert Ryan, I could not but help recall his portrayal in Nicholas Ray’s On Dangerous Ground (1951), another project that mad... Read full article
Mae West as the Outlaw: My Little ChickadeeBy Judy on Nov 17, 2018 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You
When asked what outlaw I wanted to feature for the Classic Movie Blog Association’s Outlaws blogathon, I immediately thought of Mae West’s character in My LIttle Chickadee. I know Mae West’s siren ways and bumpy pairing with W.C. Fields are more frequently associated with the film,... Read full article
Western Roundup: Snowy Westerns and Day of the OutlawBy Laura Grieve on Aug 27, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Western Roundup: Snowy Westerns and Day of the Outlaw Within the Western genre, there are some frequently recurring themes, including range wars, cattle drives, wagon trains, town takeovers, and travelers banding together against a common enemy. While some viewers might find the familiar ideas repet... Read full article
THE WINTER IN JULY BLOGATHON: Day of the Outlaw (1959)on Jul 13, 2018 From Caftan Woman
Debbie Vega is at it again as Moon in Gemini hosts The Winter in July Blogathon on July 13, 14 and 15. It's all about films that take place in the winter so click HERE to get your chills. "You don't find much mercy anywhere in Wyoming." - Blaise Starrett Rancher Blaise Starrett (Robert Ryan) ... Read full article
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Doc Holliday: Cattle don't graze after sheep.
Doc Holliday: I need a little money and I thought maybe you'd like to come in with me.
Doc Holliday: What's the matter?
Pat Garrett: I'll let you have the money, but if the deal's anything like that last one of yours, you better not tell me about it.
Doc Holliday: Why not?
[Pat pulls back his vest and reveals his Sheriff's badge]
Doc Holliday: Where'd you get that?
Pat Garrett: Oh, they stuck it on me about two weeks ago.
Doc Holliday: You're the last man I thought would be so easily satisfied.
Pat Garrett: Well, l... l... , a man's gotta settle down sometime.
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In his book "Hollywood", Garson Kanin wrote that one day in New York, he and George S. Kaufman were walking down Broadway and counted five billboards with an alluring picture of Jane Russell advertising this film, prompting Kaufman to remark: "They ought to call it 'A Sale of Two Titties'".
When re-released in San Francisco on 23 April 1946, the theater owner was arrested for showing a film "offensive to decency." The MPAA maintained that Howard Hughes switched prints and did not show the version that was approved. Hughes resigned from the MPAA and filed a $1,000,000 lawsuit demanding triple damages. He lost the suit and all the appeals. Despite the legal battles and many bans, United Artists continued to roadshow the film in 1946 and 1947 and it set records almost everywhere it was shown. Originally banned in New York, it was finally shown on 11 September 1947 when the ban was lifted.
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