Winchester '73 (1950) was a Western Film directed by Anthony Mann and produced by Aaron Rosenberg.
James Stewart and Anthony Mann Team Up for Winchester '73By Rick29 on Apr 14, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
I think it's fair to say that Winchester '73 ushered in the "adult Western" of the 1950s. Although there were earlier Westerns with flawed heroes, hard-edged films like Winchester '73 reinvented the genre. Their protagonists were rugged men--often with a dark past--focused on revenge (Rancho Notorio... Read full article
Winchester '73By Michael on Aug 11, 2010 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque
Winchester '73 (Anthony Mann, 1950)In the vein of Great Wersterns Winchester '73 is often overlooked. It's obvious that the Western spaghetti genre revolutionned or revisionnized the way Western were made. But before this revolution, the genre always been one of the most popular in American Cinema. ... Read full article
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Joe Lamont: Haven't you heard? Sioux jumped Custer - wiped out his whole command. Yes sir, it's getting to be mighty tough country to travel... without a gun.
Lin McAdam: Say, ah, about these Indians. It seems like they hardly ever attack at night.
Sgt. Wilkes: Why?
Lin McAdam: Well, they figure if they are killed in the dark, the Great Spirit can't find their souls and whip 'em up into heaven... or something like that.
Lin McAdam: Awful lot of law for a little cowtown.
Wyatt Earp: This is the kind of cowtown that needs a lot of law.
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Dan Duryea also appeared in the 1967 made-for-TV remake, Winchester 73.
Will Geer initially felt he was badly miscast as Wyatt Earp.
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