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Garden of Evil (1954) was a Western - Romance Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Charles Brackett and Saul Wurtzel.

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Garden of Evil (1954): Starring Gary Cooper and Richard Widmark

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 22, 2020 From 4 Star Films

It does feel like one of the grand old westerns we left behind in more recent years. It’s a big picture in the horizontal majesty of widescreen, Glorious Technicolor, backed by the only score Bernard Hermann would ever arrange for the West. There’s little doubt we are in for a spectacle ... Read full article


Garden of Evil (1954, Henry Hathaway)

on Dec 9, 2013 From The Stop Button

For a while it seems like the third act of Garden of Evil will make up for the rest of the film’s problems. Or at least give it somewhere to excel. Sadly, director Hathaway and screenwriter Frank Fention inexplicably tack on a terrible coda–tying into the title no less–and effectiv... Read full article


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[Fiske and Hooker are watching a lovely cantina singer singing in Spanish]
Fiske: I've found that pretty women speak the same language all over the world.
Hooker: What about the ugly ones?
Fiske: Never listened.


Hooker: I guess if the earth were made of gold, men would die for a handful of dirt.


Fiske: Say, Hooker, before you became an idiot lookin' for gold, what were you?
Hooker: An idiot without it.


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This is the only Western for which Bernard Herrmann composed a score.
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