The Unforgiven Overview:

The Unforgiven (1960) was a Western - Romance Film directed by John Huston and produced by Harold Hecht, Burt Lancaster and James Hill.

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THE UNFORGIVEN

By Dan Day Jr. on Aug 17, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Kino/Lorber company has been releasing rare & unusual films on home video for years, particularly those from the silent era. This year the company started a "Kino/Lorber Studio Classics" line which will release a number of MGM/United Artists titles. One of the latest is the off-beat 1960 Wes... Read full article


THE UNFORGIVEN

By Dan Day Jr. on Aug 17, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Kino/Lorber company has been releasing rare & unusual films on home video for years, particularly those from the silent era. This year the company started a "Kino/Lorber Studio Classics" line which will release a number of MGM/United Artists titles. One of the latest is the off-beat 1960 Wes... Read full article


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Quotes from

[first lines]
[yelling at a cow eating grass growing on the Zachary family's roof]
Rachel Zachary: Shoo now! Shoo! Ain't you got no better manners than to eat at the top of a house?


[Charlie Rawlins has asked Ben for permission to marry Rachel]
Rachel: Well, Ben; you ain't goin' to shoot Charlie now are you?
Ben: I'm thinkin' about it. If I wasn't so short-handed I might.


Rachel Zachary: I could marry that handsome, winsome Charlie or that baby Jude. I could even marry you.
Ben Zachary: Watch you language, girl.
Rachel Zachary: Well, why not? We're not cousins. We're not even relatives.
Ben Zachary: We're not even friends.


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Facts about

Before filming began, director John Huston and star Burt Lancaster took actress Lillian Gish out to the desert to teach her how to shoot, which she would have to do in the film. However, Huston was astounded to discover that Gish could shoot more accurately, and faster, than both he and Lancaster, who thought themselves expert marksmen. It turned out that early in her career Gish was taught how to shoot by notorious western outlaw and gunfighter Al J. Jennings, who had become an actor after his release from a long prison sentence for train robbery and was in the cast of one of her films. She found that she liked shooting and over the years had developed into an expert shot.
During the filming 'Audie Murphy' and a friend decided to go duck hunting on a nearby lake. The boat capsized and Murphy nearly drowned, but was saved by a female photographer who had been taking pictures nearby.
"The Unforgiven" was Audrey Hepburn's only Western.
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